Donald TrumpDonald TrumpOhio Republican who voted to impeach Trump says he won't seek reelection Youngkin breaks with Trump on whether Democrats will cheat in the Virginia governor's race Trump endorses challenger in Michigan AG race MORE has more than double the voter support of any other Republican White House hopeful nationwide, according to a new poll.
Four in 10 Americans are backing the real estate mogul's campaign after his victory in the New Hampshire primary last Tuesday, according to a Morning Consult survey released Friday.
Trump earns 44 percent support from registered Republican and Republican-leaning independent voters. Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by National Industries for the Blind - Schumer: Dem unity will happen eventually; Newsom prevails The Memo: Like the dress or not, Ocasio-Cortez is driving the conversation again Ocasio-Cortez defends attendance of Met Gala amid GOP uproar MORE (Texas) comes in a distant second, with 17 percent.
Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson and Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioOvernight Defense & National Security — Milley becomes lightning rod Joint Chiefs Chairman Milley becomes lightning rod on right GOP senators unveil bill designating Taliban as terrorist organization MORE (Fla.) are in third, with 10 percent each.
Trailing them are former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, with 8 percent, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, with 4 percent.
Six percent “don’t know” or have “no opinion” on which GOP candidate they support; 1 percent prefer “someone else.”
Trump is also viewed favorably by more than 6 in 10 of his party’s voters, pollsters found. He has a 67 percent favorability rating; Rubio's is 62 percent, and Cruz's is 61 percent.
Friday’s results found that Trump’s support has risen 6 points since his win in New Hampshire.
Trump earned 38 percent before Tuesday night’s vote. Cruz’s 17 percent remains unchanged since Morning Consult's last poll, and Rubio is down 5 points.
Morning Consult conducted its latest poll of 710 Republican and Republican-leaning independent voters nationwide Feb. 10-11. It has a 3.7 percentage point margin of error.