Donald Trump is out ahead with 23%, while Ben Carson takes the silver with 17% and Marco Rubio gets the bronze at 12%. Even Carly Fiorina remains in fourth place with 8%.
There was also surprisingly little movement among the four. Trump dropped a point, Carson went up four, Rubio gained two and Fiorina also moved up one percent.
Rounding out the field were: Ted Cruz (6%), Chris Christie (5%), Jeb Bush (4%), Mike Huckabee (4%), John Kasich (3%), Rick Santorum (2%), Bobby Jindal (1%), George Pataki (1%) and Rand Paul (1%).
General Election Match-Ups
Despite being the Republican front-runner, however, Trump was the only one of five GOP candidates to not win a single head-to-head match-up with Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders.
Meanwhile, Carson bests all three. The neurosurgeon is ahead of Clinton 49 to 40%, Biden 47% to 42% and Sanders 47% to 37%.
Rubio has the advantage over Clinton (45/42) and Sanders (45/39). Fiorina finishes ahead of Clinton (45/41) and Sanders (44/40) too.
Finally, Jeb Bush prevails over the ex-Secretary of State (46/40) and Vermont Senator (44/42) as well.
This survey was conducted by Quinnipiac University using live interviewers calling land lines and cell phones from September 25th to October 5th. They contacted 427 registered Republicans, 442 registered Democrats and a total of 1,049 registered voters. The margin of error is +/- 4.7% among Republicans and +/- 3% overall.