Saturday, September 3rd, 2016

Race to White House: Hillary Clinton’s lead cut to half in a month

Narada Desk | September 3, 2016 2:59 pm Print
Clinton holds an average of 42 per cent support to Trump's 37 per cent across five nationwide telephone polls conducted between August 9 and 30, CNN said, releasing the findings if its Poll of Polls .

Hillary Clinton : Democrat Presidential candidate

The Race for the White house is getting tighter as the D- day approaches. Almost every week, the latest polls indicate some change in the support percentage of  both Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her Republican rival Donald Trump.

According to the latest poll reports coming in for the race to the White House, Hillary Clinton’s lead has been cut to half in the last one month.

However, the 68-year-old leader, Hillary continues to maintain lead in some of the key battle ground states, other polls said.

Clinton holds an average of 42 per cent support to Trump’s 37 per cent across five nationwide telephone polls conducted between August 9 and 30, CNN said, releasing the findings if its Poll of Polls.

This five-point lead represents a strong starting point for Clinton heading into the fall campaign season, it said.

But a similar Poll of Polls earlier in the month averaging polls conducted in the week after the two back-to-back conventions found the Democrat leader ahead by 10 points, 49 per cent to 39 per cent.

According to RealClearPolitics, which tracks all major polls, Clinton’s lead over Trump on an average has come down to 4.1 percentage points.

But when it comes to polls in some of the key battleground States, Clinton continues to lead over the 70-year-old real estate mogul.

In New Hampshire, Clinton is leading by 11 percentage points, while in Virginia she is ahead by one point.

But in Iowa, Clinton trails Trump by five percentage points, indicating that the race to the White House is tightening now.

Clinton continues to lead in most of the states, according to RealClearPolitics.

These include Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Michigan, Wisconsin, Colorado, Virginia, and Georgia.
(Agencies)

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