Virginia Poll: Clinton Holds 14-Point Lead
Clinton leads Trump in Virginia by double digits.
The Hill Reports:
Clinton is favored by 52 percent of registered voters in the state, while Trump is backed by 38 percent, according to the survey released Tuesday.Among likely November voters in the state, the Democratic nominee holds an 8-point lead over Trump, 51 percent to 43 percent.
When third-party candidates are included in the match-up, Clinton leads Trump by 7 points among likely voters.
Clinton leads in almost all regions of the state except for the rural southwest. She also has an advantage over Trump among minority voters.
The poll finds both candidates are viewed unfavorably by a majority of voters in Virginia, the home state of Clinton’s vice presidential nominee, Sen. Tim Kaine (D).
Clinton is viewed unfavorably by 54 percent of registered voters and Trump is viewed negatively by 65 percent. According to the poll, 44 percent of registered voters view Clinton favorably, and 32 percent say the same of Trump.
The poll was conducted among 1,002 Virginia adults from Aug. 11 to 14. The margin of error is 4 percentage points among the sample of 888 registered voters and 4.5 percentage points among the sample of 707 likely voters.
Clinton holds a 10-point lead over Trump in the RealClearPolitics average of polls. Clinton is favored by 47.5 percent of voters in the average of polls, and Trump by 37.5 percent.
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