Trump Has 26-Point Lead In CNN/ORC Poll Of Nevada

Businessman Donald Trump has a 26-point lead over his closest competitor in the CNN/ORC poll of likely GOP Nevada caucusgoers released Wednesday.

Trump polled at 45 percent, followed by Sens. Marco Rubio (R-FL) at 19 percent and Ted Cruz at 17 percent.

Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson polled at 7 percent and Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) polled at 5 percent.

About one-quarter of likely caucusgoers have not made up their minds. The Nevada Republican caucus is Feb. 23.

TPM’s PollTracker Average shows Trump’s lead is 19-points over Cruz, 34.7 percent to 15.7 percent.

The poll was conducted among 1,006 adult Nevada residents, 245 of whom were likely GOP caucusgoers, by phone from Feb. 10-15. The margin of error for Republicans was plus or minus 6.5 percent.

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