Hillary Clinton Leading Trump By 3.1 Percentage Points: Polls Average
Thursday, 03 November 2016, 00:12 IST
WASHINGTON: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is leading her Republican rival Donald Trump by 3.1 percentage points in the average of polls.
According to RealClearPolitics, which keeps track of all major polls, Trump is trailing Clinton by 3.1 percentage in average of polls. However, in the Bing average of national polls, Clinton is leading by five points.
Clinton has 82 pct chances of winning elections, as per Bing political predictions.
Polls have been tightening after last week's decision of the FBI to reopen its investigation into the alleged email scandal.
Two of the three polls, carried out after the FBI announced its decision on October 28 to reopen its probe into her alleged email scandal, showed Clinton leading Trump by three percentage points, while in another (IBD/TIPP), she is leading the real-estate mogul by just one percentage points.
As per IBD/TIPP, considered to be the most accurate poll, Clinton has support of 45 pct of the likely voters as against Trump's 44 pct.
Politico/Morning Consult said Trump (39 pct) is trailing Clinton (42 pct) by three percentage points, while as per Rasmussen the Republican nominee (42 pct) is behind the former Secretary of State (39 pct) by same difference.
Meanwhile in the battle ground State of New Hampshire, Trump is leading Clinton by two points.
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