Poll: Most Republicans think Trump will win nomination
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A majority of Republican voters believe that Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump nominates Jeffrey Rosen to replace Rosenstein at DOJ McCabe says ‘it’s possible’ Trump is a Russian asset McCabe: Trump ‘undermining the role of law enforcement’ MORE will be their party’s presidential nominee, according to a Rasmussen poll released Friday.

The poll found that 57 percent of Republican voters think Trump is likely to win the nomination, up from 27 percent two months ago, when the billionaire businessman officially launched his campaign.

Only 15 percent of Republican voters see a Trump nomination as "not at all likely," down from 29 percent over the same span.

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Among all voters, 49 percent believe Trump will be the Republican candidate for president, up from 23 percent.

Voter confidence in Trump may be a reflection of national polls that have the businessman up by double-digits in the Republican primary.

RealClearPolitics average of polls has Trump leading the primary field with 22 percent support, followed by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush at 10 percent and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson at 9 percent. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioIvanka must recalibrate her paid family leave plan to make it tenable The United States needs a career ambassador in Honduras Rubio in Colombia to push for delivery of humanitarian aid to Venezuela MORE (R-Fla.) and Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzO'Rourke mulling another Senate run as well as presidential bid Texas senator introduces bill to produce coin honoring Bushes Trump working on labels for 2020 Dems: report MORE (R-Texas) are tied for fourth with 7 percent each.

The Rasmussen poll surveyed 1,000 likely voters from Aug. 19-20 and has a 3-point margin of error.