Updated Odds: Clinton Expands Lead, Cruz Continues Hot Streak while Carson and Sanders Continue Free Fall; Bush, Christie Bottom?

Hillary Clinton extended her lead increasing her odds to 64.5% from 63.2%.  She has now improved the last eleven weeks starting at 38.2%.

Marco Rubio continues to be in second place although he dropped 0.4% to 11.7%.  That is his second straight drop and the lowest he has been in about a month.

Donald Trump remained in 3rd place flat at 7.1%. Trump’s peak was at 8.5% in the middle of September.

Ted Cruz continued to be the hottest candidate improving 0.4% to 3.5%.  This was enough to jump him to 4th place overall.  He has now been up for twelve straight weeks back when he was at 0.8% and in 13th place.

Jeb Bush may have finally hit bottom.  He was up for the first time in 15 weeks.  He was up 0.1% to 2.9%.  He moves into 5th place.

Another person to keep an eye on is Chris Christie.  He was up 0.3% to 1.8%.  This is the second straight week he has been up and the highest he has been since April.

The biggest drop was Bernie Sanders who moved from 4th place to 6th place. He dropped 0.7% from 3.2% to 2.5%.  Sanders has now dropped for seven straight weeks from 6.0%.

Ben Carson saw another big drop from 1.1% to 0.6%.  He remains in 8th place but has now dropped the last 6 weeks.

Here are the full standings:

December 12 2015 pres odds

Link to the trend for the top 10 candidates

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