Politics Politics - US By Graham Sharpe

Can Ted Cruz Past Rep Rivals In Iowa?

With a new poll tipping Ted Cruz to emerge as the Republican winner of the Iowa Caucus, bookmakers William Hill have made him Even money favourite to do so,and also cut his odds of becoming the Party's Presidential candidate from 5/1 to 7/2 third favourite.

However, Cruz remains behind both 11/8 favourite Marco Rubio and 9/4 second favourite Donald Trump to win the candidacy, and he is a 10/1 fourth favourite to become President, with William Hill making Hillary Clinton 8/11 favourite ahead of 4/1 Marco Rubio and 9/2 Donald Trump.

'The Republican candidacy race appears to involve three main contenders now, with Jeb Bush and others struggling to keep up with their momentum' said William Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.


TO WIN IOWA CAUCUS: Republican- Evens Ted Cruz; 9/4 Donald Trump; 6/1 Marco Rubio; 7/1 Ben Carson; 20/1Jeb Bush.

Democrat- 2/9 Hillary Clinton; 3/1 Bernie Sanders; 50/1 Martin O'Malley.

TO BECOME REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: 11/8 Rubio; 9/4 Trump; 7/2 Cruz; 9/1 Bush; 16/1 Christie; 28/1 Carson. Others on request.

TO BECOME DEMOCRAT PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE: 1/14 Clinton; 13/2 Sanders; 66/1 O'Malley. Others on request.

TO WIN RACE TO WHITE HOUSE: 8/11 Clinton; 4/1 Rubio; 9/2 Trump; 10/1 Cruz; 20/1 Bush 20/1 Sanders; 28/1 Christie; 80/1 Carson. Others on request.