Donald TrumpDonald TrumpLeBron: 'Not trying to make a statement' with Trump boycott Emanuel pressures Trump to keep Obama immigration program Trump picks retired Gen. John Kelly to head DHS: reports MORE continues to hold a strong lead in the early-voting state of New Hampshire while his Republican presidential rivals battle for a distant second place in a new poll.
The real estate mogul is supported by 27 percent of likely GOP primary voters in the Granite State, leading his nearest rivals by 15 points in a Suffolk University poll released Thursday.
Each of those candidates have gained 3 points since November when Suffolk last polled the state, with the exception of Trump, who has gained 5 points since then.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is within striking distance at 6 percent in the latest poll, which has retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson at 5 percent and businesswoman Carly Fiorina at 4 percent.
Establishment candidates such as Kasich, Bush and Christie have battled for support in the state, which is seen as integral to their White House hopes.
The survey of 500 likely GOP primary voters in New Hampshire was conducted Jan. 25-27 via landlines and cellphones with a margin of error of 4.4 points.