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UNF poll: In two-way race, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump too close to call

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A University of North Florida poll released Thursday shows the race too close to call between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. The two-way number has Clinton at 46 percent and Trump at 44 percent, with a margin of error of 3.39 percent. In a four-way race including Libertarian Gary Johnson and the Green Party’s Jill Stein, Clinton barely outperforms that margin of error. Clinton leads the four-way with 43 percent, followed by Trump at 39 percent, Johnson at 6 percent, and Stein at 2 percent; 9 percent…

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For Hillary Clinton, struggle to change public perception persists

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Hillary Clinton bested Donald Trump in three debates. She leads in many preference polls of the most competitive states. Barring a significant shift in the next two weeks, she is in a strong position to become the first woman elected U.S. president. But Clinton will end the campaign still struggling to change the minds of millions of voters who don’t think well of her, a glaring liability should the Democratic nominee move on to the White House. While many see…

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Latest Florida poll: Hillary Clinton 46%, Donald Trump 42%

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A Public Policy Polling survey released Friday afternoon shows Hillary Clinton‘s lead in Florida growing over Donald Trump. The poll has her leading, 46 percent to 42 percent. Gary Johnson is at 5 percent, and Jill Stein at 1 percent. When PPP last polled the state two weeks ago, Clinton’s advantage was 45 to 43 percent. In a head-to-head match-up, Clinton’s lead over Trump grows to five percentage points, 49 percent to 44 percent. Trump was already unpopular in Florida, PPP pollsters say, but the negative fallout from…

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As national Democrats pull ads, new Associated Industries poll shows Patrick Murphy trailing Marco Rubio by eight

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Rep. Patrick Murphy remains unknown, and that could be problematic for Democrats hoping to unseat Sen. Marco Rubio come Election Day. A new tracking poll from conservative-leaning Associated Industries of Florida showed 51 percent of likely Florida general election voter said they either had no opinion or had never heard of Murphy. The numbers might be troubling, but the survey suggests Murphy faces a significant hurdle in Democratic leaning South Florida. In the Miami-Fort Lauderdale region, 22 percent of likely…

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Report: Hillary Clinton’s lead becoming safer as Election Day nears

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Hillary Clinton’s lead is becoming safer, as the share of undecided voters and voters not supporting a major-party candidate shrinks. Harry Enten with FiveThirtyEight reported Thursday that people backing Clinton and Donald Trump now account for slightly more than 84 percent of the vote. That, Enten reported, is the highest their combined share has been since the website began issuing forecasts in June. The site points out there “hasn’t been a huge change, but it’s meaningful.” With just a month…

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UNF poll: Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump 47 to 40 in two-way Florida race

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A University of North Florida Public Opinion Research Lab poll of 696 likely voters shows Hillary Clinton with a substantial lead in a two-way race with Donald Trump in the presidential race, but within the 3.8 percent margin of error in a four-way race with Gary Johnson and Jill Stein in the mix. In the two-way, Clinton leads Trump 47 to 40; in the four-way, Clinton leads Trump 41 to 38, with Johnson taking six percent and Stein three percent.…

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In post-debate poll in Florida, Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump 46%-42%

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In the first major poll conducted in Florida since Monday night’s presidential debate, Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in Florida, 46 to 42 percent. Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson gets 7 percent, and Green Party candidate Jill Stein gets 1 percent. The Mason-Dixon Poll of 820 registered Florida voters was conducted from Tuesday through Thursday of this week. Among independents, Trump continues to lead in the Sunshine State, leading 41 to 33 percent. Johnson gets 19 percent with those identifying themselves as unaffiliated. Stein…

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