As Super Tuesday nears us, the polls are more important than ever. So how do the polls look as of Tuesday Feb. 23rd?
Lets take a look.
As of Tuesday, the national poll for the Republican side is shaking down as follows: Trump is leading with 33.6 percent with Cruz coming in at second with 20.4 with Rubio, Kasich and Carson polling at 16.4, 9.8 and 7.4 respectively, with a spread of 13.2 for Trump – RCP Average/ RealClearPolitics. The Rasmussen Reports says Trump is leading with a spread of +15 with Cruz polling in second.
The RCP average on the Democratic side appears to be a much tighter race with Clinton leading with 47.6 percent while Sanders is at 42.0. Fox News; however, has Sanders leading Clinton in the National poll with 47 while Clinton has 44 – RealClearPolitics.
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FiveThirtyEight says that Trump has a 64% chance of winning Nevada while Rubio is coming in at second with 24% with Cruz coming in at third with 11%.
On the Democratic side, Clinton has pretty much wrapped up the state of South Carolina. She has a greater than 99 percent chance of winning the state which takes place on Feb. 27.
Now, lets focus on our great state of Oklahoma. The leaders for our state are currently Clinton and Trump. However, each side is vastly different as the GOP side is predicated to be fairly close as is appears that Clinton is going to win our state.
Clinton is leading Oklahoma as she is currently predicted to have a 77% chance of winning our primary which will be held next Tuesday. The polling average for the GOP side currently has Trump with 28.9 percent as Cruz is close behind with 24.4% with the rest of the race shaking down as follows: Rubio, Carson and Kasich with their numbers being 19.8, 6.0 and 2.9% respectively – FiveThirtyEight.
The next week will be a busy time for many states as this presidential race heats up and with the polls constantly changing.