Exit poll: Third of GOP voters would mull third party over Trump vs. Clinton
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Thirty-seven percent of Republican primary voters say they would consider a third-party candidate if faced with a general election matchup between Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonO’Malley tells Dems not to fear Trump FBI informant gathered years of evidence on Russian push for US nuclear fuel deals, including Uranium One, memos show Pelosi blasts California Republicans for supporting tax bill MORE and Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpO’Malley tells Dems not to fear Trump Right way and wrong way Five things to know about the elephant trophies controversy MORE, according to an NBC News exit poll on Tuesday.

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As primary voters in Florida, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina and Ohio finish their ballots, NBC News polled Republicans and reported that 71 percent said they will or probably will vote for front-runner Trump if he is the eventual nominee, compared to 27 percent who would not.
Some 57 percent say they would be satisfied with a Trump-Clinton faceoff in November.
 
Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzTexas Republicans slam White House over disaster relief request Dem rep: Trump disaster aid request is 'how you let America down again' Moore endorsements disappear from campaign website MORE gets slightly higher numbers from GOP primary voters, with 45 percent saying they would definitely vote for him if he wins the nomination and 30 percent saying they probably will. Twenty-three percent say they would not vote for the Texas senator in a general election.