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Hillary Clinton holds small lead over Donald Trump in new poll

SHARE Hillary Clinton holds small lead over Donald Trump in new poll
SHARE Hillary Clinton holds small lead over Donald Trump in new poll

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton has a 3-point race in the latest ABC News/Washington Post tracking poll results released on Friday.

Highlights from the ABC news story about the poll:

• “The poll finds a 47-44 percent race between Clinton and Trump in a four-day average among likely voters.”

• Noteworthy: The poll has “Clinton’s best showing since July among nonwhites, a cornerstone of the Democratic coalition. She leads Trump by 76-17 percent in this group, while he leads by 53-38 percent among whites. That includes 90-5 percent for Clinton among blacks, 68-27 percent among Hispanics and 55-31 percent among other nonwhites, all near her best.”

• More noteworthy: “Among all likely voters, the biggest difference comes in trust to handle corruption in government: A 9-point advantage for Trump, 48-39 percent. That echoes a result earlier this week in which Trump opened up his first lead over Clinton in honesty and trustworthiness, 8 points, following word of the renewed investigation of emails linked to her private server.”

METHODOLOGY: “This ABC News/Washington Post poll was conducted by landline and cellular telephone Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 2016, in English and Spanish, among a random national sample of 1,151 likely voters. Results have a margin of sampling error of 3 points, including the design effect. Partisan divisions are 37-30-29 percent, Democrats-Republicans-independents.Q6 and Q7 were asked Nov. 1-2, among 623 likely voters; those results have 4.5-point error margins.”


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