Poll: Cruz soars ahead in Utah
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A new poll shows Texas Sen. Ted CruzTed CruzTrump in campaign mode at NRA convention Trump’s hands are tied on 9th Circuit Schumer: Trump's handling of North Korea 'all wrong' MORE with a steep lead in the Utah GOP presidential caucuses that could award him all of the state's delegates if it holds. 

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A Y2 Analytics survey released Saturday puts Cruz with 53 percent of the vote, according to The Salt Lake Tribune. He is followed by Ohio Gov. John Kasich with 29 percent and Donald TrumpDonald TrumpEPA removes climate change page from website Trump claims millions in savings on Air Force One Presidents with the worst first 100 days MORE at 11 percent. 

Utah has 40 delegates, and a candidate will take all of them if he receives a majority vote. Candidates have to reach 15 percent of the vote to win delegates.

Cruz has the endorsement of Utah Sen. Mike LeeMike LeeWhy is the State Department refusing to disclose Soros' involvement in Macedonia? What to know about Trump's national monuments executive order ObamaCare must be fixed before it collapses MORE (R), who has been on the campaign trail with him there. Utah, along with Arizona and American Samoa, votes on Tuesday. 

Cruz's large lead could have received a boost from the suspension of Marco RubioMarco RubioOvernight Defense: Commander calls North Korea crisis 'worst' he's seen | Trump signs VA order | Dems push Trump to fill national security posts What’s with Trump’s spelling mistakes? Boeing must be stopped from doing business with Iran MORE's campaign. The most recent poll, taken in mid-February, had Cruz and the Florida senator neck-and-neck, with 18 and 17 percent. 

The Y2 poll was conducted March 17–19 and surveyed 500 likely Republican caucus-goers. The poll has a margin of error of 4 percentage points.