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 TrumpFormer New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver dead at 77 Biden, Democrats losing ground with independent and suburban voters: poll Bipartisan Senate group discusses changes to election law MORE is the GOP nominee.
Democratic front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPoll: Trump leads 2024 Republican field with DeSantis in distant second The politics of 'mind control' No Hillary — the 'Third Way' is the wrong way 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 CruzPoll: Trump leads 2024 Republican field with DeSantis in distant second The politics of 'mind control' Juan Williams: It's Trump vs. McConnell for the GOP's future MORE by 5 points, 43 to 38 percent, and John Kasich by 12 points, 44 to 32 percent.
Democratic hopeful Bernie SandersBernie SandersPoll: Trump leads 2024 Republican field with DeSantis in distant second The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Biden faces Ukraine decision amid Russia aggression The Hill's Morning Report - US warns Kremlin, weighs more troops to Europe MORE tops all three GOP candidates in Arizona: The Vermont senator leads Trump by 21 points, Cruz by 15 points and Kasich by 14 points.
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.