Donald Trump Slips to Third Place in Colorado

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After a summer atop the polls, Donald Trump has fallen to third place in a new survey.

But there’s some good news for the real estate mogul: The poll is only of voters in Colorado, which won’t matter this year.

In the Quinnipiac University poll of Colorado Republicans released Wednesday, former neurosurgeon Ben Carson leads the pack with 25 percent of the vote. He’s followed by Florida Sen. Marco Rubio at 19 percent and Trump in third with 17 percent.

Among the Republicans surveyed, 32 percent said they “would definitely not” support Trump.

This year Colorado will not have a nominating contest; the GOP executive committee voted to cancel the presidential preference poll this year after a national rule change requiring state delegates to support the candidate who wins the caucus vote, the Denver Post reports.

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