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Razor thin margin separates Donald Trump from Hillary Clinton in Florida

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Just one point separates Donald Trump from Hillary Clinton in Florida.

A Public Policy Polling survey found 44 percent of likely Florida voters said they would back Trump; while 43 percent would support Clinton.

The polling found Libertarian Gary Johnson received 5 percent, followed by Jill Stein, the Green Party candidate, and Evan McMullin, an independent candidate, with 1 percent. Six percent of respondents said they were undecided.

Remove the independent candidates from the mix, and the results change slightly. In a head-to-head match-up, Clinton leads Trump with 47 percent. Under that scenario, Trump would receive 46 percent, and 7 percent of voters said they weren’t sure who they would vote for.

Public Policy Polling surveyed 744 likely voters between Sept. 4 and Sept. 6. The survey had a margin of error of 3.6 percent.

The poll found Clinton has strong support among non-white voters: 82 percent of African-American voters and 65 percent of Hispanic voters backed Clinton. Trump, meanwhile, received support from 60 percent of white voters.

Trump received support from 59 percent of those voters who said they were older than 65; while 59 percent of voters between the ages of 18 to 29 backed Clinton.

The survey found 62 percent of Floridians thought Trump should release his tax returns. The survey found 39 percent of respondents believed a Clinton victory would be because “election results are rigged for her.”

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