Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Poll: Trump within 3 points of Clinton nationally

Poll: Trump within 3 points of Clinton nationally: Donald Trump is inching closer to Hillary Clinton's lead nationally, according to a new poll.
The 5-point advantage Clinton held least week is now down to just 3 points, according to a national NBC News|SurveyMonkey poll released Tuesday. She leads Trump 48 percent to 45 percent.
Among minority voters, Clinton dominates. The former secretary of state leads Trump by a 75-point margin among black voters, 84-9 percent, and she holds a 37-point advantage among Hispanic voters, 65-28 percent.
She also leads him among female voters by 15 points, while Trump leads among men (11 points) and white voters (15 points).
Trump leads Clinton by 8 points among independent voters, 44-36, the poll found.
In the Democratic primary, Clinton leads Bernie Sanders nationally by 14 points, 54-40, according to the poll. Yet the Vermont senator beats Trump in a hypothetical head-to-head by a wider margin, 53-41.

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