Ahead of the Wisconsen primaries, a FOX Business Network poll has Ted Cruz ahead of Donald Trump 46% to 33%. In the wake of Trump’s foolish comments regarding arresting women who have abortions, he has lost the women vote as women back Cruz over Trump by a 19-point margin (46-27 percent). Also, white evangelical Christians voting in the GOP primary prefer Cruz over Trump by 49-28 percent. The PPP has the Republican race much closer with Ted Cruz at 38% to 37% for Donald Trump and 17% for John Kasich.
Full poll results can be seen HERE.
Ted Cruz leads Donald Trump in the Republican nomination contest in Wisconsin, according to a Fox Business Network Poll released Thursday.
Cruz garners 42 percent among Wisconsin likely GOP primary voters, while Trump receives 32 percent. John Kasich comes in third with 19 percent.
Among just those who say they will “definitely” vote, Cruz’s lead over Trump widens to 46-33 percent, and Kasich gets 16 percent.
There is a big gender gap. Women back Cruz over Trump by a 19-point margin (46-27 percent). The two candidates are much closer among men: Cruz gets 40 percent to Trump’s 35 percent.
Cruz’s advantage over the real estate mogul also comes from self-described “very” conservative voters, who give him a 36-point lead (61 percent Cruz vs. 25 percent Trump).
The RCP average polling has Cruz up by 3.8%.