Trump holds slim lead over Kasich in Ohio

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Donald Trump hold a slim lead over rival Ohio Gov. John Kasich in Ohio, according to a new Public Policy Polling survey released Monday.

Trump has 38 percent and Kasich has 35 percent in his home state. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) comes in third place with 15 percent, followed by Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) with just 5 percent.

69 percent of voters say they’re committed to their current choice, with the rest saying they could change their minds before the state’s Republican primary on March 15.

In a head-to-head match-up, Kasich leads Trump by double digits, 55 percent to 40 percent, according to the poll.

Kasich said he would drop out of the race if he did not win his home state. A Quinnipiac University poll taken last month showed Trump with a slightly larger margin, 31 percent to 26 percent.

The poll surveyed 638 likely Republican primary voters from March 4-6, the margin of error is 3.9 percent.

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