Trump Chances? 78% for Nomination, Presidency Just 26%: Chart

Donald Trump has a 78 percent chance of winning the Republican presidential nomination and a 26 percent chance of being named the next U.S. president, according to probabilities calculated from odds on a betting exchange owned by U.K. bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair Plc. Marco Rubio is second-favorite to win his party’s vote with a 16 percent chance. Still, Hillary Clinton is overwhelming favorite to succeed Barack Obama as president. Her chances of winning are 63 percent, according to the odds.

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