Trump's support among white Protestant Republicans ticks up
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpO’Malley tells Dems not to fear Trump Right way and wrong way Five things to know about the elephant trophies controversy MORE's support among white Protestant Republicans is up one month after becoming the GOP's presumptive presidential nominee.
 
Trump is now supported by 66 percent of self-identified "highly religious" white Protestant Republicans in Gallup's June tracking poll, compared to 57 percent in February and May.
 
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Trump's backing among "highly religious" respondents has surpassed the number who supported Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzTexas Republicans slam White House over disaster relief request Dem rep: Trump disaster aid request is 'how you let America down again' Moore endorsements disappear from campaign website MORE, 63 percent, before Cruz suspended his campaign May 3.
 
Still, highly religious white Protestant Republicans are no more likely to support Trump than are those who identify as "moderately religious" or "not religious."
 
Trump's support among those respondents has also ticked up 3 points to 73 percent for moderately religious and 1 point to 65 percent for those identified as not religious.
 

The latest tracking poll of 2,630 white Protestant Republicans, conducted June 1-22, has a margin of error of 2 points.