Poll: Kasich, Cruz lead Clinton head-to-head
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Republican presidential candidates Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzTexas Republicans call on county GOP chair to resign for saying Floyd's death was staged Rosenstein takes fire from Republicans in heated testimony Clyburn: Cowed GOP ascribes 'mystical powers' to Trump MORE and John Kasich — but not front-runner Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpFederal plan to contain Washington protests employs 7,600 personnel: report GOP Rep calls on primary opponent to condemn campaign surrogate's racist video Tennessee court rules all registered voters can obtain mail-in ballots due to COVID-19 MORE — beat Democrat Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonMark Cuban says he's decided not to run for president Trump official criticizes ex-Clinton spokesman over defunding police tweet Poll: Biden leads Trump, Cunningham neck and neck with Tillis in North Carolina MORE in hypothetical general election match-ups, according to a Fox News poll released Wednesday.
Kasich has the largest lead over Clinton, 51 percent to 40 percent, according to the survey, which reports the Ohio governor does well with independents and takes a larger percentage of Democratic voters than the other candidates.
Cruz leads Clinton by 3 points, 47 percent to 44 percent, head-to-head.
But Clinton beats Trump by 11 points, 49 to 38 percent.
A separate Bloomberg Politics poll released Wednesday also shows Clinton besting the real estate mogul by double digits.
If the match-up in November is between Trump and Clinton, more than 40 percent of Cruz supporters said they would seriously consider a third-party candidate or staying at home. More voters said they would be satisfied if the election turned out to be a match-up between Clinton and Cruz than between Clinton and Trump, 72 to 67 percent.
The survey also found that only 16 percent of voters would be "enthusiastic" about a Clinton presidency and 49 percent would be "scared" if Trump became president.
The poll, which surveyed 1,016 randomly chosen registered voters nationwide through phone interviews, was conducted from March 20-22. It has a margin of error of 3 points.