Fox Poll: Clinton Ahead By Six Points On Eve Of Final Debate

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton speaks during the presidential debate with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump at Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., Monday, Sept. 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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Hillary Clinton has a seven-point lead over Donald Trump leading into the final presidential debate, according to a new national Fox News poll.

The former Secretary of State leads the poll, 49-42, among likely voters nationwide.

With third-party candidates included, Clinton polls six points ahead of the businessman, 45-39, with Libertarian Gary Johnson behind at 5 percent and Green Party candidate Jill Stein at 3 percent.

Clinton’s lead has dropped slightly since Fox News polled national likely voters immediately after the second debate. The previous poll showed Clinton +8 and now she leads +7 in a head-to-head match, and with third party candidates included, Clinton polled +7 last week and now the poll shows Clinton +6.

The Fox News poll was conducted Oct. 15-17 via live telephone interview among 912 likely voters nationwide, and has a margin of error of plus or minus three percent.

TPM’s PollTracker Average for the general election shows Clinton leading Trump, 49.5 to 41.9.

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  1. Avatar for reggid reggid says:

    Fox posts that its poll has Clinton +6. In related news, Fox poll has Clinton +12.

  2. Avatar for paulw paulw says:

    When you’ve lost Fox News…

  3. Avatar for scavok scavok says:

    Can we just cancel the last debate and proceed directly to the SNL sketch?

    It would save a lot of livers, which are in serious danger of being pickled come election day.

  4. Avatar for mymy mymy says:

    Touting this so they can claim Trump won? After all, he doesn’t believe in polls…why should they?

  5. Only poll that matters, voters 11/8.
    Trump supporters, Your voting date is 11/28/

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