Poll: Trump holding slim lead over Kasich in Ohio
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Republican presidential front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDems win from coast to coast Falwell after Gillespie loss: 'DC should annex' Northern Virginia Dems see gains in Virginia's House of Delegates MORE holds a slim lead over rival John Kasich in Ohio, according to a Public Policy Polling Survey released Monday.

Trump has 38 percent support, with Kasich, Ohio's governor, taking 35 percent in his home state. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzOvernight Finance: GOP criticism of tax bill grows, but few no votes | Highlights from day two of markup | House votes to overturn joint-employer rule | Senate panel approves North Korean banking sanctions GOP criticism of tax bill grows, but few ready to vote against it Anti-gay marriage county clerk Kim Davis to seek reelection in Kentucky MORE follows, with 15 percent, and Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioOvernight Cybersecurity: What we learned from Carter Page's House Intel testimony | House to mark up foreign intel reform law | FBI can't access Texas shooter's phone | Sessions to testify at hearing amid Russia scrutiny Cornyn: Senate GOP tax plan to be released Thursday This week: GOP seeks to advance tax overhaul MORE comes in last, with just 5 percent.

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Only 69 percent of voters say they're committed to their current choice, with the rest saying they could change their minds before the state's Republican primary on March 15.

In a head-to-head match-up, Kasich leads Trump by double digits, 55 percent to 40 percent, according to the poll.

“Donald Trump has a slight advantage in Ohio,” said Dean Debnam, president of Public Policy Polling, in a statement.

“But John Kasich’s strong advantage over him when you match them head to head may end up propelling him to victory if Cruz and Rubio voters decide to cast strategic votes for the only viable alternative if they want to #StopTrump.”

The poll surveyed 638 likely Republican primary voters from March 4-6. The margin of error is 3.9 percent.

Kasich said last month that he'll drop out of the presidential race if he doesn't win his home state of Ohio. 

In a Quinnipiac University poll taken last month, Trump led Kasich by a slightly larger margin, 31 percent to 26 percent.

The Ohio PPP poll is only the latest Monday to show a tight race in many GOP states. Another poll found Kasich closing the gap on Trump in Michigan, which votes Tuesday. A third poll found Trump's lead over Rubio narrow to single digits in Florida.