Poll: Trump has big lead going into SC
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A new poll released Friday shows that Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpMegyn Kelly blames member of Trump transition team for death threats Lewandowski: We can say 'Merry Christmas' again under Trump Trump to visit Ohio State victims MORE has a sizable lead in South Carolina coming off his win in New Hampshire.

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The poll by Georgia-based Opinion Savvy has the business mogul leading the field with 36 percent support in the state, just eight days out from the primary.
 
 
In a reversal from Iowa, Trump leads Cruz by 10 points among evangelical voters, a group that makes up 60 percent of the state's GOP voters.
 
Marco RubioMarco RubioHaley to meet with senators during Washington trip Senate GOP to Obama: Stop issuing new rules Juan Williams: McConnell won big by blocking Obama MORE comes in third place, with 15 percent, followed by Jeb Bush, with 11 percent, John Kasich, with 9 percent and Ben Carson, with 5 percent.
 
Just 5 percent of those surveyed say they're undecided.
 
While the poll is good news for Trump, it also shows that both Cruz and Rubio are in the running for second place, which would help to solidify either one as the preferable alternative to Trump for donors and establishment Republicans. Kasich, who came in second in this week's New Hampshire primaries, has downplayed expectations in the state.
 
The poll was conducted on Wednesday and Thursday, and has a margin of error of 3.5 percent.