Arizona poll: Clinton beats Trump
A new poll suggests that Arizona, which has gone to the Republican candidate in the past four presidential elections, could become competitive if Donald TrumpDonald TrumpScarborough, Brzezinski named rabbit after Trump Trump Jr. adds to legal team ahead of Senate meeting Conway: Trump doesn't think he's lying on voter fraud, wiretap claims MORE is the GOP nominee.
Democratic front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump Jr. adds to legal team ahead of Senate meeting Trump: Democrats, Russians laughing at 'phony Russian Witch Hunt' Scaramucci makes Sunday shows debut with vow to stop WH leaks MORE tops Trump by 7 points, 42 percent to 35 percent, in Arizona, according to the poll from Phoenix-based Behavior Research Center released Monday.
However, Clinton would lose to either of Trump's Republican rivals: According to the poll, she trails Ted CruzTed CruzGOP wrestles with soaring deductibles in healthcare bill Cruz: Tax reform chances ‘drop significantly’ if healthcare fails Ex-CBO directors defend against GOP attacks on ObamaCare analysis MORE by 5 points, 43 to 38 percent, and John Kasich by 12 points, 44 to 32 percent.
Democratic hopeful Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders keeping door open on 2020 Parliamentarian deals setback to GOP repeal bill OPINION | Hey Dems, Russia won't define 2018, so why not fix your party's problems instead? MORE tops all three GOP candidates in Arizona: The Vermont senator leads Trump by 21 points, Cruz by 15 points and Kasich by 14 points.
The survey results come as Cruz and Kasich work to deny Trump delegates in upcoming states, including next week in Indiana, to keep Trump from clinching the nomination before the party's convention in July.
The poll of 564 registered voters in Arizona was conducted April 4–11 via landlines and cellphones with a margin of error of 4.2 points.