TIME 2016 Election

Trump and Cruz Lead New National GOP Poll

While John Kasich pulled ahead of Marco Rubio

Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are neck-and-neck in a new national poll that also shows Ohio Gov. John Kasich pulling ahead of Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.

Kasich is leading Rubio 22% to 20% among Republican primary voters, according to results of a NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released Tuesday.

The poll also shows that businessman Trump and Cruz were just three percentage points apart, within the poll’s+/- 4.9% margin of error . Trump polled at 30% to Cruz’s 27%.

The poll interviewed 397 Republican primary voters from March 3 to 6. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.9 percentage points.


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