Poll: Clinton, Trump ahead in key Super Tuesday states

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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonRepublicans to release Benghazi report Tuesday Sanders's Nevada director floated two-sided coins for tiebreaks: report Benghazi Blues MORE and Republican presidential candidate Donald TrumpDonald TrumpSanders's Nevada director floated two-sided coins for tiebreaks: report Trump hires ex-Cruz aide as communications director GOP senator on Trump’s VP hunt: 'I know nothing’ MORE are polling ahead of their competitors in key Super Tuesday states, according to a new online poll released Sunday.

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Clinton holds at least a 20-point lead among Democrats in Georgia, Texas and Virginia, according to a new CBS News/YouGov poll.

Clinton has 63 percent of the vote in Georgia compared to Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders's Nevada director floated two-sided coins for tiebreaks: report Overnight Finance: McConnell tees up Puerto Rico vote | Britain's credit rating slashed | Clinton vows to appoint trade prosecutor The Trail 2016: Warren takes VP batting practice MORE's 35 percent. In Virginia, she takes 59 percent of the vote and Sanders takes 39 percent. In Texas, Clinton has 61 percent support, while Sanders takes 37 percent.

Clinton also has the support of three out of four black voters in the three states, has a lead among voters ages 45 and older, and is ahead with women voters.

Trump is also ahead among Republicans in Georgia and Virginia, pollsters found, but comes in second in Texas, the home state of rival Sen. Ted CruzTed CruzTrump hires ex-Cruz aide as communications director Overnight Tech: Judiciary leaders question internet transition plan | Clinton to talk tech policy | Snowden's robot | Trump's big digital push Kasich doesn't expect to speak at convention MORE.

In Georgia, Trump takes 40 percent of the vote with his closest rival, Cruz, taking 29 percent. In Virginia, the front-runner also has 40 percent, while rival Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioThe Trail 2016: Warren takes VP batting practice Abortion ruling roils race for the White House, Senate US, Mexico have mutual ambassadors for first time in over a year MORE (Fla.) comes in second with 27 percent. In Texas, Trump polls in second place with 31 percent, behind Cruz's 42 percent.

Voters in the three states think Cruz is the most conservative. Only a small number of voters say the GOP represents them very well, according to the poll.

The CBS News/YouGov poll has an 8.6 percent margin of error among Democrats in Georgia, 9.2 percent margin of error in Virginia and 6.9 percent margin of error in Texas. Among Republicans, the margin of error is 7 percent in Georgia, 8.6 percent in Virginia and 5.6 percent in Texas.

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