Wisconsin GOP Polls 2016: Trump & Cruz in an Even Race

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Donald Trump is battling Ted Cruz for Wisconsin. (Getty)

The latest Wisconsin poll conducted by Public Policy Polling shows a virtually even race between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz. Cruz leads Trump by just one percentage point in the poll.

The margin is much closer than a recent Marquette poll that showed Cruz with a 10 percentage point lead. The Public Policy poll also showed John Kasich supporters are more likely to support Cruz than Trump.

Kasich has reiterated his desire to stay in the nomination process through the convention. There are 42 delegates at stake in Tuesday’s Wisconsin Republican primary.

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


Public Policy Polling

The Public Policy poll was conducted March 28-29. It has a margin of error of 2.6 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Ted Cruz 38
Donald Trump 37
John Kasich 17

RealClear Politics Average

RealClear Politics keeps a running average of the Wisconsin polls. The average includes data from four polls. The Marquette poll conducted March 24-28, 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.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Ted Cruz 34.8
Donald Trump 31.8
John Kasich 22.5

Marquette

The Marquette poll was conducted March 24-28. It has a margin of error of 5.8 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Ted Cruz 40
Donald Trump 30
John Kasich 21

Optimus

The Optimus poll was conducted March 22-24. It has a margin of error of 1.1 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Donald Trump 31
John Kasich 29
Ted Cruz 27

Emerson

The Emerson poll was conducted March 20-22. It has a margin of error of 4.6 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Ted Cruz 36
Donald Trump 35
John Kasich 19

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.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Ted Cruz 36.2
Donald Trump 31.4
John Kasich 20.8