With just over one week until the next slate of primaries. Texas Senator Ted Cruz received some horrible news in the form of new poll numbers which show him trailing Donald Trump badly in both New York and Pennsylvania.
These poll numbers come on the heels of Colorado Republicans stealing delegates away from Trump and giving Cruz a clean sweep during that state’s convention!
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton lead their opponents by double digits among likely primary voters in New York and Pennsylvania, according to the results of the latest Fox News polls, which also found the former secretary of state leading the Republican front-runner in hypothetical matchups in both states.
In his native New York, Trump grabbed 54 percent support among those likely to vote in the April 19 primary, while Ohio Gov. John Kasich finished a distant second with 22 percent. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz earned 15 percent, with 6 percent saying they did not know whom they would back.
On the Democratic side, Clinton, who represented the state in the U.S. Senate from 2001 to 2009, holds a 16-point lead over Brooklyn-born Bernie Sanders, 53 percent to 37 percent. Another 6 percent said they did not know whom they would support.
In a general election-matchup between Clinton and Trump, registered New York voters supported the former secretary of state to the tune of 53 percent to 37 percent, while Sanders leads Trump by a similar margin, with 54 percent to 35 percent.
Among likely Republican primary voters in Pennsylvania, who will head to the polls on April 26, Trump leads Kasich 48 percent to 22 percent, while Cruz finished close behind with 20 percent and 8 percent said they did not know.
For likely Democratic voters in Pennsylvania, Clinton leads Sanders 49 percent to 38 percent, with 7 percent undecided.
Matched up against Trump, Clinton ties the real estate mogul with 44 percent each in Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania poll did not test Sanders against Trump in a hypothetical November election.
The polls were conducted April 4-7, surveying 1,403 registered voters in New York with an overall margin of error of plus or minus 2.5 percentage points, including 602 likely Republican primary voters with a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points and 801 likely Democratic primary voters with a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points. In Pennsylvania, 1,607 voters were surveyed, with an overall margin of error of plus or minus 2.5 percentage points. The subsamples of 802 likely Republican primary voters and 805 likely Democratic primary voters, both carry margins of error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.
Here’s a report on the Colorado results:
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