Donald Trump leads in California: poll

Donald Trump leads in California: poll

Raising the possibility that Donald Trump will secure the Republican nomination for the White House outright on 7th of June; a new Fox News poll showed that Trump is enjoying a significant lead over rival candidates in California.

As per the poll, the billionaire Republican candidate has the support of 49 per cent of likely primary voters in California. His support is much greater than the combined support of his rivals, Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

Senator Cruz and Ohio Governor Kasich received 22 per cent and 20 per cent support in the poll. An earlier poll conducted by Capitol Weekly/Sextant Strategies showed Trump leading his competitors with support of 41 per cent.

In the Democratic presidential race, Hillary Clinton suffered decline in her lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders in California. The poll suggested that that the former secretary of State has 48 per cent support among the prospective Democratic voters, while her rival, Vermont senator Sanders, is has 46 per cent of support.

That is the thinnest margin between Clinton and Sanders in Californian to date. The Golden state is crucial for any candidate trying to win the nomination because it awards more delegates than any other state in the U.S.

Fox News conducted the poll from April 18 to 21 among 1,206 likely primary voters in the Golden State, with a margin of error of minus or plus 2.5 percentage points.