Clinton Holds Comfortable Lead In NBC/Survey Monkey Tracking Poll


Hillary Clinton maintained a comfortable lead over Donald Trump in the NBC/Survey Monkey national tracking poll released Tuesday morning, leading Trump by eight points, 51-43, in a head-to-head matchup among likely voters.

This shows a slight bump for Clinton after she led Trump by seven points, 51-44, in a head-to-head matchup in last week’s NBC/Survey Monkey tracking poll.

When third party candidates are added to the question, Clinton leads Trump by six points, 46-40, with Libertarian Gary Johnson at eight points and Green Party candidate Jill Stein at four points. In last week’s poll, Clinton led Trump by five points, 46-41, in a four-way race.

TPM’s PollTracker Average shows Clinton leading Trump nationally, 48.7-41.2.

NBC/Survey Monkey surveyed 24,804 likely voters online Oc.t 10-16 with a margin of error plus or minus one percentage point.