I’ll admit it…this makes me smile.
After leading the GOP presidential field in Iowa for months, Gov. Scott Walker is no longer on top in the latest polling.
In a survey released Wednesday by CNN/ORC, Donald Trump leads among Republicans in Iowa with 22%, followed by Ben Carson at 14% and Walker at 9%.
Trump also leads Walker in two other Iowa surveys taken since the Aug. 6 GOP debate in Cleveland, where Walker avoided mistakes but turned in a low-profile performance that was overshadowed by some of his rivals.
In an Iowa poll by Suffolk University/USA Today released Tuesday, Trump led with 17% followed by Walker with 12%.
The latest polling suggests real slippage by Walker in Iowa, where a good showing is vital to his prospects of winning the Republican nomination.
Considering how much time, effort, and money Scott Walker has spent in Iowa -not to mention how high expectations have been for him there – the fact that he’s now slipped to third certainly doesn’t bode well for him.