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The Iowa Statesman’s Presidential Poll Power Rankings for October 13, 2015

(Prezography photo)

(Prezography photo)

To many, the presidential polls matter. To just as many more, they’re worthless. But, if you’re going to look at them, we think you should at least look at them all.

So, taking the Iowa and national polls of the past month, weighing them for accuracy, here are the current presidential poll power rankings.

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1. Donald Trump        22.49%

2. Ben Carson            16.71%

3. Carly Fiorina         10.26%

4. Ted Cruz                 8.24%

5. Marco Rubio           7.73%

6. Jeb Bush                 6.75%

7. Mike Huckabee        4.26%

8. Bobby Jindal            3.83%

9. Rand Paul               3.32%

10. John Kasich           2.69%

11. Chris Christie        2.03%

12. Rick Santorum       0.98%

13. Lindsey Graham      0.97%

14. George Pataki         0.02%

Undecided                     9.73%

For the first time in more than two months, Donald Trump’s average has sunk low enough that second and third place, combined, have slightly more support. Carly Fiorina, buoyed by national polling, has retaken third place from Ted Cruz.

The average margin of error in the poll is 4.78 percent.