Poll: Trump, Clinton clear front-runners in Pa. primary

(AP file)

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) – A new poll finds Donald Trump has expanded his lead over Republican challengers in the Pennsylvania primary election on April 26.

The Franklin and Marshall College poll released Thursday also shows Hillary Clinton maintains a sizeable lead over Bernie Sanders in the Democratic contest.

Trump has the support of 36 percent of registered Republicans while Ohio Gov. John Kasich is backed by 26 percent and Texas Senator Ted Cruz has 24 percent of the vote.

Trump’s lead is bigger among likely voters. Forty percent plan to vote for Trump while 26 percent back Cruz and 24 percent support Kasich.

Ten percent of likely voters are still undecided.

Clinton leads Sanders 55-29 percent among registered Democrats and 58-31 percent among likely voters, with 11 percent reporting they are still undecided.

The survey of 510 Democrats and 549 Republicans was conducted April 11-18 and has a margin of error of plus-or-minus 4.2 percentage points for the sample of Democrats and plus-or-minus 4.0 percentage points for the sample of Republicans.

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