Wednesday, October 19, 2016

National poll: Clinton up by 9 points

Hillary Clinton holds a 9-point lead over Donald Trumpnationally, according to a Bloomberg Politics poll released Wednesday morning.

Clinton has 47 percent support to Trump’s 38 percent. Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and Green Party nominee Jill Stein trail with 8 percent and 3 percent, respectively.

In a hypothetical two-way race, Clinton keeps her 9-point cushion, leading Trump, 50 to 41 percent.

In September, Clinton and Trump were tied in the Bloomberg poll, with 46 percent apiece in a head-to-head matchup.

Clinton leads Trump among likely voters without a college degree, 48 to 44 percent. And Trump trails by 13 points among whites with a college degree.

The poll of 1,006 likely voters was conducted from Oct. 14 - 17. It has a margin of error of 3.1 percentage points.

Clinton leads Trump by 7.5 points nationally in the RealClearPolitics average of polling, 49.2 to 41.7 percent.

Full post http://thehill.com/blogs/ballot-box/presidential-races/301716-poll-clinton-holds-9-point-lead

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