US ELECTIONS: Latest Polls Suggest Slightest Edge Of Clinton Over Trump

Two weeks to go before the election and the heat is burning up with between Clinton and Trump. Every other day, nationwide polls are coming up suggesting a slight edge of Clinton over trump but then there is a tough deadlock between them.



The Investor’s Business Daily (IBD)/TechnoMetrica Market Intelligence (TIPP) Polls were released on Monday that says each candidate have the support of 41 percent of the voters. Precisely Clinton, has a minute advantage, with 41.2 percent support compared with Republican nominee Trump’s 41.1 percent.

Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson received nearly 8 percent of the backing in the survey, while Green Party candidate Jill Stein polled at 3.7 percent. More than 4 percent of respondents said they were “not sure” that they’d vote for, and 2.1 percent chose for “other.”


According to the polls, Clinton is most popular among likely voters in the Northeast, as well as with women and black and Hispanic voters. Trump saw his highest numbers among people with a high school education, white voters and voters in the South.



Half of voters in the ABC Polls said they’d vote for her, compared with 38 percent for Trump. The poll also showed that 65 percent disapprove of Trump’s recent statements that he will refuse to accept the outcome of the November 8 election unless he is declared the winner, and 59 percent reject Trump’s assertion that the election in rigged in favor of Clinton.

Few places are there where Trump is much popular comparing to Clinton but still the surveys suggest win for Clinton not with great margin though owing to the popularity Trump has garnered.

The IBD/TIPP poll had surveyed around 815 voters between October 18 and October 23 with a margin of error of 3.6 percentage points between both. The ABC News poll surveyed 1,391 adults, including 874 likely voters, between October 20 and October 22. It has a margin of error of 3.5 points



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