Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by seven points, 51-44, in a head-to-head matchup among likely voters, according to a new NBC News/Survey Monkey tracking poll released on Monday morning. The poll was conducted both before and after the Friday release of a 2005 tape revealing vulgar comments Donald Trump made about women.
Clinton's lead jumped one point, after she led Trump by six points, 50-44, in last week's NBC/Survey Monkey tracking poll.
When third party candidates are added to the question, Clinton leads Trump by five points, 46-41, with Libertarian Gary Johnson at 8 and Green Party candidate Jill Stein at 3 points. In last week's poll, Clinton led Trump by six points, 46-40, in a four-way race.
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