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 ClintonTrump touts report Warner attempted to talk to dossier author Poll: Nearly half of Iowans wouldn’t vote for Trump in 2020 Rubio on Warner contact with Russian lobbyist: It’s ‘had zero impact on our work’ MORE and Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTillerson: Russia already looking to interfere in 2018 midterms Dems pick up deep-red legislative seat in Missouri Speier on Trump's desire for military parade: 'We have a Napoleon in the making' MORE, according to an NBC News exit poll on Tuesday.

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 CruzSasse statement: Trump nominee who spread conspiracy theories has a ‘tinfoil hat’ Coalition of 44 groups calls for passage of drug pricing bill For the sake of our democracy, politicians must stop bickering 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.