Donald Trump maintains his lead in South Carolina, CBS poll finds

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Donald Trump maintains a large lead in South Carolina, according to a new CBS News Battleground Tracker poll.

According to the survey, Trump leads the Republican field with 42 percent support among likely Republican primary voters, followed by Ted Cruz in second with 20 percent. The poll found Marco Rubio has 15 percent, and John Kasich is at 9 percent. Jeb Bush and Ben Carson are at 6 percent.

The CBS News 2016 battleground tracker is a panel study based on internet interviews of registered voters in several battleground states. The most recent wave of interviews took place from Feb. 10 until Feb. 12 in South Carolina.

On the Democratic sideHillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders, 59 percent to 40 percent, in South Carolina.

South Carolina’s Republican primary is Saturday. The state’s Democratic primary is Feb. 27.