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New Polls: Clinton Up In North Carolina, Florida And Pennsylvania


New Polls: Clinton Up In North Carolina, Florida And Pennsylvania

With less than a week before election day, Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in North Carolina, Florida, and Pennsylvania, new polls show.

According to a batch of Quinnipiac University polls released Wednesday afternoon, Clinton holds narrow advantages over Trump in Florida and North Carolina, both within the surveys’ margin of error. But the same poll shows Clinton trailing the GOP nominee in Ohio.

Among likely voters in Florida, Clinton tops Trump by a single percentage point, 46 percent to 45 percent, Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein each have 2 percent support, while 4 percent are undecided.

In North Carolina, Clinton has a slightly wider lead where she has 47 percent support to Trump’s 44 percent. Johnson registers at 3 percent, and 5 percent are undecided.

Clinton’s most comfortable lead from the batch of surveys comes in Pennsylvania, where she leads 48 percent to 43 percent. Johnson and Stein are at 3 percent, and 2 percent are undecided.

Hillary Clinton   | Getty Images

Hillary Clinton | Getty Images

Trump, however, is up in Ohio, where he has 46 percent support to Clinton’s 41 percent. Johnson has 5 percent support there, Stein has 2 percent and 5 percent are undecided.

The former secretary of state’s is winning the early vote in Florida, 48 percent to 42 percent, early results show. She leads Trump among women and minorities, while Trump prevails with men and white voters.

In North Carolina, her early vote advantage is more than 20 points—58 percent to 36 percent. And, like Florida, Clinton leads with women and minorities while Trump’s advantage comes with men and white voters.

The polls were conducted Oct. 27 – Nov. 1 via landlines and cellphones, according to the report.

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