Rubio surges in Oklahoma: poll
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A new poll shows Republican presidential hopeful Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioOvernight Cybersecurity: Bipartisan bill aims to deter election interference | Russian hackers target Senate | House Intel panel subpoenas Bannon | DHS giving 'active defense' cyber tools to private sector Senators unveil bipartisan push to deter future election interference Puerto Rico's children need recovery funds MORE surging in Oklahoma, rising 10 points ahead of the state's primary on March 1. 

The Florida senator takes 21 percent support, trailing front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like Canada' in how we take in immigrants GOP rep: 'Sheet metal and garbage' everywhere in Haiti MORE, who takes 30 percent, according to the SoonerPoll. Trump's support in the state was at 35 percent in a Jan. 23 poll. 

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Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzWith religious liberty memo, Trump made America free to be faithful again Interstate compacts aren't the right way to fix occupational licensing laws Texas Dem: ‘I don’t know what to believe’ about what Trump wants for wall MORE places second, with 25 percent support. After Rubio in third, Ben Carson comes in fourth, with 5.7 percent support. No other Republican draws more than 5 percent support.

The poll was conducted Feb. 6–9, largely after Rubio’s shaky performance in Saturday night’s GOP debate but before Trump’s resounding victory in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary and a stronger-than-expected showing from John Kasich.

“Early on, Trump’s been able to channel the anger and frustration felt among Republicans toward President Obama, but anger and frustration can only take you so far in a presidential race,” said Bill Shapard, founder of the SoonerPoll.

Rubio has been endorsed in Oklahoma by two lawmakers, Sen. Jim InhofeJames (Jim) Mountain InhofeEPA's Pruitt: Bring back 'true environmentalism' Tax cut complete, hawks push for military increase Trump meets with oil-state GOP senators on ethanol mandate MORE (R-Okla.) and Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.), while Cruz has been endorsed by Rep. Jim BridenstineJames (Jim) Frederick BridenstineWeek ahead: Arctic drilling measure nears finish line Overnight Regulation: Justice, AT&T trade accusations over CNN sale | House panel approves bill to boost drilling on federal lands | Senate advances Trump EPA air nominee Overnight Tech: Feds, AT&T trade accusations over CNN sale | Ex-Yahoo CEO grilled over breach | Senate panel approves sex trafficking bill MORE (R-Okla.).

Trump performed best in the poll among self-identified liberal Republicans, receiving 33.5 percent support from the group and 36.9 percent support from self-described moderates.

The poll surveyed 414 likely Republican voters and has a margin of error of 4.81 percent.