Trump, Clinton lead big in Va. poll
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden slams Trump over golf gif hitting Clinton Trump Jr. declines further Secret Service protection: report Report: Mueller warned Manafort to expect an indictment MORE and Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden slams Trump over golf gif hitting Clinton Overnight Cybersecurity: Equifax hit by earlier hack | What to know about Kaspersky controversy | Officials review EU-US privacy pact Overnight Tech: Equifax hit by earlier undisclosed hack | Facebook takes heat over Russian ads | Alt-right Twitter rival may lose domain MORE hold double-digit leads in Virginia ahead of the state’s Super Tuesday primary, a new Monmouth University poll shows. 

Trump sits at 41 percent in the survey released Thursday, well ahead of Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioOvernight Defense: Senate passes 0B defense bill | 3,000 US troops heading to Afghanistan | Two more Navy officials fired over ship collisions Senate passes 0B defense bill Trump bets base will stick with him on immigration MORE’s (Fla.) 27 percent and Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzSenate Dems hold floor talk-a-thon against latest ObamaCare repeal bill Overnight Finance: CBO to release limited analysis of ObamaCare repeal bill | DOJ investigates Equifax stock sales | House weighs tougher rules for banks dealing with North Korea GOP state lawmakers meet to plan possible constitutional convention MORE’s (Texas) 14 percent. Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Ben Carson are tied at 7 percent.

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Those numbers could change dramatically over the coming days, as only 36 percent of the likely GOP voters are completely decided, though the majority of Trump voters say they are certain to stick by their man.

Trump leads among most demographics but is also the candidate most voters would be disappointed to see win the nomination. Twenty-six percent feel that way about Trump, while 23 percent about Cruz. Only about 10 percent of the likely voters would be upset to see Kasich, Rubio or Carson as the party’s standard-bearer in November.

As Kasich and Carson are not expected to be strong contenders in the state, the Monmouth poll shows that the dynamics of the race wouldn’t substantially change if they dropped out before the vote.

On the Democratic side, Clinton leads Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersOvernight Defense: Senate passes 0B defense bill | 3,000 US troops heading to Afghanistan | Two more Navy officials fired over ship collisions Senate passes 0B defense bill Dems fear lasting damage from Clinton-Sanders fight MORE (I-Vt.) 60 percent to 33 percent, winning with male, female, white and black voters. The two poll about even with voters under 50 years old, despite Sanders’s success with the demographic in other states.

Forty-seven percent of the likely Democratic voters are completely sold on their picks.

Virginia is part of the flurry of states holding primaries or caucuses as part of Super Tuesday on March 1. That makes the day a crucial one for campaigns looking to amass delegates and capture the momentum as the race for the nomination continues.

Republicans have 49 delegates up for grabs in the state compared to 95 for the Democrats.