(WBAY) – Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has taken a double-digit lead over rival Donald Trump in Wisconsin one week ahead of the state’s Presidential primary election, according to a Marquette University Law School poll released Wednesday.
Here’s a breakdown of the numbers in the Republican race:
- Ted Cruz: 40 percent
- Donald Trump: 30 percent
- John Kasich: 21 percent
In February, Trump led his Republican rivals with 30 percent of the vote to Cruz’s 19 percent and Kasich’s 8 percent. Candidates who have since dropped out of the race made up 31 percent.
On the Democratic side, Bernie Sanders continues to lead Hillary Clinton in the Badger State.
Here’s a breakdown of the Democratic race:
- Bernie Sanders: 49 percent
- Hillary Clinton: 45 percent
The race was much closer in February when Sanders led Clinton 44 percent to 43 percent, according to the poll.
In the race for Wisconsin’s U.S. Senate seat, Democrat Russ Feingold’s lead over incumbent Republican Ron Johnson has shrunk.
- Russ Feingold: 47 percent
- Ron Johnson: 42 percent
In February, Feingold held a 49 percent to 37 percent lead over Johnson.
Poll results are based on 1,405 interviews with registered voters from March 24 to March 28. Margin of error is +/- 3.3 percentage points.