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Poll: Trump Leads Clinton By One Point In Ohio

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A new Quinnipiac University poll shows Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump with a one point lead over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in Ohio. It also shows growing support for third-party candidates. ML Schultze of member station WKSU in Kent reports.

The poll shows Trump edging Clinton 46 to 45 percent in a head-to-head matchup. But 14 percent would opt for Libertarian Gary Johnson and 4 percent for the Green Party’s Jill Stein. And when that happens, Trump’s edge grows to 4 points, 41-37 percent.
 
Trump continues to have the support of white men in Ohio, while Clinton is stronger with women and non-white voters. Independents are about evenly split, and for the most part, voters who identify as Democrat or Republican are sticking with their nominee.
 
The poll measured three other swing states: Florida, North Carolina and Pennsylvania. Only in Ohio did third-party candidates make a significant difference; in the other three, they took equally from both Trump and Clinton.

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