NBC Poll: Clinton’s Lead Over Trump Dips Slightly To 6 Points


Hillary Clinton’s lead over Donald Trump dropped slightly to six points in the latest national tracking poll of registered voters conducted weekly by NBC News and Survey Monkey.

The former secretary of state’s support dropped from 50 to 48 percent since last week’s survey, while the real estate mogul’s held steady at 42 percent.

When third-party candidates are factored in, Clinton leads with 41 percent compared to 37 percent for Trump. Libertarian Gary Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein maintain their hold on 11 percent and 5 percent of the vote, respectively.

The poll of 24,104 registered voters was conducted online between Aug. 22-28, and the survey has a margin of error of 1 percentage point.

TPM’s PollTracker Average shows Clinton leading with 46.6 percent compared to 41.1 percent for Trump.

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