Clinton, Donald Trump Iowa deadlock: new swing state poll

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is shown with Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton during the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis. Their final debate is Wednesday at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. | AFP photo

WASHINGTON – Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton stump in battleground Iowa on Friday, as a new poll shows Hawkeye voters surveyed deadlocked presidential contest.

According to a Quinnipiac University swing state poll:

GEORGIA: Trump 44 – Clinton 43, Johnson 8

IOWA: Clinton 44 – Trump 44, Johnson 4

NORTH CAROLINA: Clinton 47 – Trump 43, Johnson 5

VIRGINIA: Clinton 50 – Trump 38, Johnson 4

CLOSER IOWA LOOK….

“Clinton leads 61 – 27 percent among Iowa likely voters who have cast ballots.In Iowa, Clinton is less disliked by likely voters, with a negative 40 – 55 percent favorability rating, compared to Trump’s negative 36 – 59 percent.

Iowa men back Trump 51 – 35 percent, while women back Clinton 52 – 37 percent. Republicans go to Trump 88 – 6 percent, while Democrats back Clinton 88 – 9 percent. Independent voters are split 40 – 40 percent, with 6 percent for Johnson.”

METHODOLOGY:

“From October 20 – 26, Quinnipiac University surveyed:

  • 707 Georgia likely voters with a margin of error of +/- 3.7 percentage points;
  • 791 Iowa likely voters with a margin of error of +/- 3.5 percentage points;
  • 702 North Carolina likely voters with a margin of error of +/- 3.7 percentage points;
  • 749 Virginia likely voters with a margin of error of +/- 3.6 percentage points.”


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