Presidential Poll Update: February 25

Presidential Poll Update: February 25

Photo: Donkey Hotey, States in the 2016 Super Tuesday election, Flickr

Super Tuesday is the night where states decide the fate of who they choose for their presidential candidate. So how are the polls looking as of Thursday Feb. 24th?

Lets take a look.

As of Thursday, FiveThirtyEight says that nationally Donald Trump is leading the GOP race with 34.7%. Ted Cruz is coming in at second with 19.5% and Marco Rubio dropped to 15.8%. Ben Carson and John Kasich are in a race of their own with Carson at 7.9% and Kasich nipping at his heels at 7.7%.

These numbers have changed from the last time we updated you on Tuesday. Two of the candidates poll numbers increased while the other three decreased. Trump and Kasich were the two candidates that saw an increase in chances. Trump’s numbers climbed by 1.1% and Kaisch by 0.3%. Cruz, Rubio, and Carson saw a decrease in their polls. Cruz decreased by 0.9%, Rubio by 0.6%, and Carson lost the most with 1.9%.

On the democratic side the the race is much closer with Clinton leading with 48.9% while Sanders is at 39.6%. This means that compared to the polls taken on Tuesday, Clinton climbed in the polls by 1.3% while Sanders lost 2.4%.

Now with the individual percentages for this Super Tuesday we have all the polls for you from FiveThirtyEight:

March 1st Primary Forecasts

Alabama

Republican-Trump 78%, Rubio 20%, Cruz 1%, Carson & Kasich less than 1% chance of winning.

Arkansas

Democrat– Clinton 98%, Sanders 2% chance of winning.

Georgia

Republican– Trump 64%, Rubio 29%, Cruz 6% chance of winning.

Democrat– Clinton 99%, Sanders 1% chance of winning.

Massachusetts

Republican– Trump 48.7%, Rubio 15.4%, Kasich 12.1%, Cruz 10.3%, Carson 2.6% chance of winning.

Democrat– Clinton 60%, Sanders 40% chance of winning.

Oklahoma

Republican– Trump 44%, Rubio 40%, Cruz 15% chance of winning.

Democrat– Clinton 78%, Sanders 22% chance of winning.

Tennessee

Democrat– Clinton 98%, Sanders 2% chance of winning.

Texas

Republican– Cruz 81%, Rubio 10%, Trump 9% chance of winning.

Democrat– Clinton 99%, Sanders 1% chance of winning.

Vermont

Democrat– Sanders 98%, Clinton 2% chance of winning.

Virginia

Republican– Rubio 43%, Trump 38%, Cruz 14%, Kasich 4%, Carson 1% chance of winning.

Democrat– Clinton 97%, Sanders 3% chance of winning.

The next couple of days will be the ones to watch as we draw closer to March 1st. The polls will constantly change and we will keep you up to date.

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