Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump lead among New York voters ahead of the state's presidential primary on April 19, according to a poll released Thursday by Quinnipiac University.
The poll shows Clinton, a former senator from New York, leading Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont among Democratic voters 54-42 percent. Clinton also leads Sanders among women and minority voters. One demographic where Sanders has a big lead over Clinton is among younger voters, where Sanders leads Clinton 63-36 percent among voters age 18-44.
On the Republican side, Trump leads his opponents, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, by a wide margin. Trump has 56 percent, Cruz with 20 percent and Kasich with 19 percent.
Democrats also beat Republicans in a head-to-head general election matchup. Clinton leads Trump 53-33 percent and Cruz 53-32 percent. Sanders leads Trump 56-32 percent and Cruz 56-28 percent.
Despite their popularity, Clinton, Trump and Cruz all received negative favorability ratings among voters. Trump's favorability rating was 30-65 percent, Cruz's 26-57 percent and Clinton's 45-49 percent. Bernie Sanders had a positive favorability rating, at 54-30 percent.