WKU Poll: Trump Leads KY GOP Race

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A poll out of Western Kentucky University shows Donald Trump leading the Republican field in Kentucky with a 13% lead over his closest opponent.

Western Kentucky University’s Social Science Research Center conducted a poll of likely voters in the Kentucky Republican Caucus from February 22-26.

Here are the results from the poll:

  • Donald Trump – 35%
  • Marco Rubio – 22%
  • Ted Cruz – 15%
  • Ben Carson – 7%
  • John Kasich – 6%

The poll has a 4.25% margin of error.

Trump is shown to have broad support across differing ideological and demographic groups.

Rubio leads Trump by 2% among those aged 18-34 and Rubio leads Trump by 5% among those in the $50,000-100,000 annual income bracket.

Ben Carson polls with the highest favorability ratings among the candidates at 68%.

However, Carson’s favorability is not translating to support. Carson recently said he does not see a path forward for his campaign, and he plans to speak on the campaign’s future Friday.

Favorability Ratings:

  • Ben Carson – 68% favorable, 17% unfavorable, 15% not sure
  • Marco Rubio – 58% favorable, 32% unfavorable, 10% not sure
  • Donald Trump – 53% favorable, 45% unfavorable, 2% not sure
  • Ted Cruz – 51% favorable, 41% unfavorable, 8% not sure
  • John Kasich – 47% favorable, 27% unfavorable, 26% not sure

For the poll’s full results, click here.
 

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