As the Wisconsin Republican primary approaches, the candidates find themselves in a tight race. According to RealClear Politics, Ted Cruz has an average lead of just .7 of a percentage point on Donald Trump in the latest early polling numbers.
Cruz received an endorsement from Gov. Scott Walker and hopes that will help him secure a win in Wisconsin. The candidates will participate in a town hall forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Tuesday. There are 42 delegates at stake in the April 5 primary.
Here’s a look at the latest Wisconsin Republican polls.
RealClear Politics Average
RealClear Politics keeps a running average of the Wisconsin polls. The average includes data from three polls. The Optimus poll conducted March 22-24, the Emerson poll conducted March 20-22 and the Free Beacon/Basswood Research poll conducted March 19-20.
The Emerson poll was conducted March 20-22. It has a margin of error of 4.6 percentage points.
Free Beacon/Basswood Research
The Free Beacon/Basswood Research poll was conducted March 19-20. It has a margin of error of 4.4 percentage points.