Clinton moves to 4-point edge over Trump: Poll

Clinton's ahead by 48-44 per cent, while Libertarian Gary Johnson received 3 per cent and Green Party's Jill Stein 2 per cent, the poll showed

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Washington, Nov 8: With one day before Election Day, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton has a four percentage-point lead over Republican rival Donald Trump, according to the final Fox News national pre-election poll of likely voters.

Clinton's ahead by 48-44 per cent, while Libertarian Gary Johnson received 3 per cent and Green Party's Jill Stein 2 per cent, the poll showed.

Clinton moves to 4-point edge over Trump

In the two-way race, Clinton led Trump by 48-44 per cent.

Clinton led among women by 12 points (52-40 per cent), African-Americans by 85 (89-4 percent), Hispanics by 33 (63-30 per cent), and voters under 30 by 16 (51-35 per cent).

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In the poll, Trump was favoured among men by 5 points (48-43 per cent), whites by 17 (54-37 per cent), white evangelical Christians by 63 (78-15 per cent), and whites without a college degree by 31 (61-30 per cent).

Trump was ahead of Clinton among veterans by 56-38 per cent. She led with first-time voters, by 48-42 per cent, the poll showed.

According to the poll, nine per cent of Republicans supported Clinton which was more than twice the number of Democrats backing Trump (four per cent).

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Clinton garnered more support among Democrats (91 per cent) than Trump does among Republicans (86 per cent).

This Fox News Poll was based on landline and cellphone interviews with 1,410 randomly chosen registered voters nationwide and was conducted from November 3-6, 2016.

The survey includes results among 1,295 likely voters.

The margin of sampling error is plus or minus 2.5 percentage points for results among both registered voters and likely voters.

IANS

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