NEW YORK POLL: Trump Hold Yuge Lead Over Cruz But Would Be Trounced By Clinton Or Sanders

As you can see above, Donald Trump has taken a massive lead over Ted Cruz according to a New York poll released today. But here’s the real story:

New York remains solidly blue as either Clinton or Sanders top any Republican in the head-to-head general election matchups, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University Poll finds, with some margins approaching 2-1. November matchups show:

Clinton beating Trump 53 – 33 percent;
Clinton over Cruz 53 – 32 percent;
Clinton edging Kasich 46 – 41 percent;
Sanders topping Trump 56 – 32 percent;
Sanders beating Cruz 56 – 28 percent;
Sanders besting Kasich 47 – 37 percent.

There are gender and racial gaps in the Democratic primary as women pick Clinton over Sanders 59 – 37 percent, while men go 49 percent for Sanders and 46 percent for Clinton. White Democrats are divided with 48 percent for Clinton and 47 percent for Sanders, while black Democrats back Clinton 66 – 31 percent.

Sanders leads 57 – 43 percent among self-described “very liberal” Democrats, while Clinton leads among “somewhat liberal” and “moderate to liberal” Democrats. Sanders also leads 63 – 36 percent among voters 18 to 44 years old, while Clinton takes older voters.

Overall Clinton leads Sanders 54-42 in New York. The April 19th primary has 247 delegates at stake.