Poll results released on Jan. 8 show that 74 percent of Republican voters believe Donald Trump will likely be the GOP presidential nominee in 2016.
According to Rasmussen Reports, which conducted the poll, 31 percent of Republicans believe it is "very likely" the billionaire will head the party's ticket, while 23 percent disagree and 11 percent believe it is "not at all likely."
Real Clear Politics culled the major polls of the Iowa Republican caucus from Dec. 7-21, 2015, and found that Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas had an average polling of 31.8 percent, Trump was second with 27.8 percent and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida came in third at 11.3 percent.
A poll released by Public Policy Polling on Jan. 6 showed Trump leading with Republican voters in New Hampshire, which holds its primary after the Iowa caucus. Trump came in at 29 percent, Rubio was at 15 percent, and Govs. Chris Christie of New Jersey and John Kasich of Ohio were tied in third place at 11 percent.