The Iowa Standard conducted a poll of the Fourth Congressional District Republican primary last week through a polling firm in Washington D.C. The poll received 485 responses from likely voters in the district.
Congressman Steve King received 221 votes in the poll, or 45.57 percent. Sen. Randy Feenstra finished second in the poll with 154 votes, or 31.75 percent. Jeremy Taylor finished third with 58 votes, or 11.96 percent. Bret Richards was fourth with 29 votes, or 5.98 percent while Steve Reeder recorded 23 votes, or 4.74 percent.
There was no “undecided” option in the poll.
Of interest, there were 71 responses from Sioux City. King performed well in Sioux City, receiving 36 of those 71 votes. Taylor finished just behind Feenstra for second in Sioux City.
The Iowa Standard also asked respondents to express their opinion of President Donald Trump’s performance.
Among those who responded, 372 said they approve of the job President Trump is doing, or 81.22 percent. Eighty-six voters do not approve, or 18.78 percent.
The company that The Iowa Standard used for the poll was one of the few pollsters in America that predicted Trump’s victory in 2016. They had Trump winning Florida, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
The poll was conducted on May 22 and has a 3 percent margin of error.
This is the only independent poll for this race that has been released.