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 John TrumpTrump threatens ex-intel official's clearance, citing comments on CNN Protesters topple Confederate monument on UNC campus Man wanted for threatening to shoot Trump spotted in Maryland MORE is the GOP nominee.
Democratic front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonClinton to headline trio of DNC fundraisers: report Allegations of ‘Trump TV’ distract from real issues at Broadcasting Board of Governors Chelsea Clinton: Politics a 'definite maybe' in the future 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 CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzHillicon Valley: Trump goes after Twitter, Facebook | House Dems call for Sinclair probe | Apple removes China gambling apps | Cryptocurrencies form self-regulatory group Trump: It's 'dangerous' when Facebook and Twitter self-regulate content Sharpton misspells 'respect' while quoting Aretha Franklin to Trump MORE by 5 points, 43 to 38 percent, and John Kasich by 12 points, 44 to 32 percent.
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.