Clinton Leads By Two Points In North Carolina Poll

Andrew Harnik

Hillary Clinton holds a two-point lead over Donald Trump in North Carolina, according to a new swing state poll from CNN/ORC.

Clinton leads the head-to-head match, 50-48, among likely voters. When including third-party candidates, Clinton leads by just one point, 48-47, with Libertarian Gary Johnson following at 4 percent.

The latest poll shows a slight movement up for Clinton in North Carolina since CNN/ORC last polled the election in North Carolina in mid-August.

In that poll, she led by one point, 48-47, in a head-to-head match, and she was tied with the businessman at 45 percent in a three-way match, with Johnson at 9 percent.

The CNN/ORC poll was conducted Oct. 10-15 among 788 likely North Carolina voters, with a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percent.

TPM's PollTracker Average for the presidential election in North Carolina shows Clinton leading Trump, 47.6 to 44.4.

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