Poll: Trump Leads In Florida, Virginia, Michigan

Kerry Picket | Reporter

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are leading their respective party primaries in Virginia, Florida and Michigan, according to one poll which released numbers this week.

The Overtime Politics poll shows Trump ahead of Texas Sen. [crscore]Ted Cruz[/crscore] by 9 (28-19%) points in the Virginia Republican primary and Clinton leading Vermont Sen. [crscore]Bernie Sanders[/crscore] in the state’s Democratic primary by 15 (54-39%) points.

Florida Sen. [crscore]Marco Rubio[/crscore] is at 14 percent and Overtime notes that with four candidates polling above 10 percent, considering Virginia awards delegates proportionally, there is a high probability the Old Dominion will be split a number of ways.

Trump also holds an 11-point lead in Florida over Cruz (32-21%) and 14-point lead over Rubio (32-18%).

Additionally, Overtime’s poll shows Trump with a 15-point lead in Michigan over his nearest GOP contender, Rubio (33-18%), while Cruz is 16 points behind Trump with 17 percent.

On the Democrat side, Clinton overwhelms Sanders in Michigan by 28 points (49.8-14.6%).

The Iowa caucuses are less than three weeks away and both Trump and Cruz remain tied in the Hawkeye state, according to recent polls.

The Overtime poll was done by phone to include “403 likely Republican Primary voters, with a margin of error of 5%. Phone numbers were selected at random through public phone records and cell phone lists.”

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