Ohio GOP Polls 2016: Kasich Leads Trump in Latest Poll

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John Kasich is looking to win his home state of Ohio. (Getty)

In a surprising announcement, the Marco Rubio campaign has urged Ohio supporters to vote for John Kasich. The announcement was made as part of a continued effort to stop Donald Trump from winning the Republican nomination.

Kasich looks to have a chance to win his home state based on the early polling numbers. A recent poll conducted by FOX News has Kasich with a 5 percentage point lead over Trump. Trump leads Kasich in a number of early polls as well.

Kasich faces a must-win scenario in Ohio. He has said he will step away from the race if he loses his home state.

Here’s a look at the latest Ohio GOP polls.


RealClear Politics Average

RealClear Politics keeps a running average of the Ohio polls. The average includes data from four polls. The FOX News poll conducted March 5-8, the PPP poll conducted March 4-6, the Quinnipiac poll conducted March 2-7 and the CNN/ORC poll conducted March 2-6.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Donald Trump 36.5
John Kasich 34.0
Ted Cruz 16.3
Marco Rubio 7.0

FOX News

The FOX News poll was conducted March 5-8. It has a margin of error of 3.5 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
John Kasich 34
Donald Trump 29
Ted Cruz 19
Marco Rubio 7

PPP

The PPP poll was conducted March 4-6. It has a margin of error of 3.9 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Donald Trump 38
John Kasich 35
Ted Cruz 15
Marco Rubio 5

Quinnipiac

The Quinnipiac poll was conducted March 2-7. It has a margin of error of 3.7 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Donald Trump 38
John Kasich 32
Ted Cruz 16
Marco Rubio 9

CNN/ORC

The CNN/ORC poll was conducted March 2-6. It has a margin of error of 5 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Donald Trump 41
John Kasich 35
Ted Cruz 15
Marco Rubio 7