The latest polling from Rutgers/Eagleton in New Jersey (full pdf below) shows Donald Trump with a significant lead over second place Governor John Kasich and Senator Ted Cruz.
Trump’s Garden State lead is more than Cruz and Kasich combined.
(New Jersey) Trump has 52 percent support, followed by Gov. John Kasich of Ohio with 24 percent and Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas with 18 percent, according to a survey of registered Republicans and Republican-leaning registered voters.
The poll is the first of state voters since the Republican field narrowed to three candidates, and the first to show Trump – whom Governor Christie endorsed after suspending his own presidential campaign – with support over 50 percent.
“Despite gains by Cruz and especially Kasich since February, Trump’s large lead puts him on track to claim all 51 delegates in New Jersey’s winner-take-all primary, bringing him that much closer to clinching the nomination,” said Ashley Koning, the poll’s assistant director. (read more)
You can see from prior New Jersey Poll (same organization) how the race has changed in the past six months – but the ultimate results remain similar: