Donald Trump’s chances of being the Republican Party’s nominee for president are on the upswing again, with 68 percent of likely GOP voters saying the New York billionaire is a shoo-in, the latest Rasmussen Reports poll shows.
Here’s the breakdown among likely GOP voters on how likely it is that Trump will be the Republican nominee for president in 2016:Very likely: 32 percent
- Somewhat likely: 36 percent
- Not very likely: 20 percent
- Not likely: 7 percent
- Not sure: 6 percent
The total percentage of respondents who say Trump is likely or very likely to get the nod is up 15 points from results two weeks ago and is the highest it’s been in the weekly Rasmussen survey since late October, when it spiked to 74 percent.