New Poll: Clinton Beats Trump In Seven Battleground States

AP

Democrat Hillary Clinton has more support than Republican Donald Trump among registered voters in seven battleground states, according to a Ballotpedia survey released Wednesday.

Clinton had her largest lead—17 points—over Trump in Michigan, where the survey, conducted along with Evolving Strategies, found she had the support of 50 percent of registered voters to Trump’s 33 percent.

The closest race among the states surveyed was Iowa, where Clinton had 45 percent support and Trump had 41 percent for a Clinton lead of four points.

Among Florida voters, Clinton had 51 percent support and Trump had 37 percent; in North Carolina, Clinton had 48 percent support and Trump had 38 percent; in Ohio, Clinton had 46 percent support and Trump had 37 percent.

In Pennsylvania, Clinton had 49 percent support and Trump had 35 percent, while among Virginia voters Clinton had 45 percent support to Trump’s 38 percent.

The poll surveyed registered voters by phone from June 10-22. The poll surveyed 596 Florida voters with a margin of error of 4 percentage points; 601 Iowa voters with a margin of error of 4 percentage points; 612 Michigan voters with a margin of error 4 percentage points; 603 North Carolina voters with a margin of error of 4 percentage points; 617 Ohio voters with a margin of error of 3.9 percentage points; 601 Pennsylvania voters with a margin of error of 4 percentage points; and 612 Virginia voters with a margin of error of 3.9 percentage points.

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