DONALD TRUMP Retakes Lead over Hillary Clinton 42-41

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Donald Trump jumped two points to retake the lead over Hillary Clinton in the latest Rasmussen polling.
Rasmussen reported:

The two major presidential candidates remain in a dead heat, but Donald Trump has regained the edge.

The latest Rasmussen Reports White House Watch survey shows Trump with 42{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322} support among Likely U.S. Voters to Hillary Clinton’s 41{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322}. Yesterday, it was the other way around, Clinton 42{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322}, Trump 41{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322}, and the day before Clinton had a 43{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322} to 40{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322} advantage. This is the first time Trump has been ahead since before the first presidential debate last week.

Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson earns eight percent (8{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322}) support in the latest survey, and Green Party nominee Jill Stein remains at two percent (2{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322}). Another two percent (2{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322}) like some other candidate, and three percent (3{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322}) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

Among the 82{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322} of voters who say they are certain how they will vote, Trump leads 48{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322} to 47{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322}. Among those who say they still could change their minds, it’s Trump 32{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322}, Clinton 30{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322}, Johnson 27{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322} and Stein 11{c18972fae7bad54fccba2a5109f73c6e4ffe73508739d7249e14c4c49d351322}.

This survey was largely completed prior to last night’s debate between Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine and Trump’s running mate Mike Pence.


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