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Clinton, Trump Tied Ahead of GOP Convention: Poll



    Clinton, Trump Virtually Tied as GOP Convention Kicks Off: Poll
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    Democrat Hillary Clinton (L) and Republican Donald Trump.

    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are virtually tied in the polls as the Republican National Convention kicks off, according to a new NBC News|SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll.

    Clinton has 46 percent support and Trump 45 percent, according to the survey of 9,436 adults who say they are registered to vote.

    In a four-way general election scenario, Clinton has the backing of 39 percent, Trump 40 percent, Libertarian Gary Johnson 10 percent, and Green Party candidate Jill Stein 5 percent.

    Half of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters think the GOP is divided now, but will unite by November. But nearly four in 10 think the party will still be divided in November.

    Trump Booed Leaving New York Times

    [NATL] Trump Booed Leaving New York Times
    President Elect Donald Trump is booed as he walks through the lobby of The New York Times Building after a 75-minute meeting with Times journalists. The lobby of the Times building is open to the public, and a large crowd had gathered by the time he departed.
    (Published Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016)

    The poll was conducted online from July 11 to July 17 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 1.4 percentage points.