Hillary Clinton now has a 6-point lead over Donald Trump, breaking 50 percent in a two-way matchup over her Republican rival, according to a new NBC News/Survey Monkey online poll.
In a four-way matchup, Clinton also leads Trump by six points, the poll, released on Tuesday, shows:
- Clinton: 46 percent;
- Trump, 40 percent;
- Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson, 9 percent;
- Green Party nominee Jill Stein, 3 percent.
In the two-way contest:
- Clinton, 50 percent;
- Trump, 44 percent.
The poll, conducted from Sept. 26 - Oct. 2, surveyed 26,925 likely voters and carried a margin of error of 1 point. It shows Clinton still ahead with women and Trump holding onto his lead with men:
- Women overall: Clinton, 52-34 percent;
- Never-married women: Clinton, 67-18 percent;
- Married women: Clinton, 48-40 percent.
- Women without children: Clinton, 63-23 percent;
- Women with children: Clinton, 50-38 percent.
- Men overall: Trump, 52-35 percent;
- Married men, Trump, 52-35 percent;
- Never-married men: Clinton, 51-28 percent.
- Men with children: Trump, 52-35 percent;
In the same survey, voters said they were unfamiliar with both candidates' running mates, with 40 percents saying they didn't know enough about Sen. Tim Kaine and 33 percent saying that about Indiana Gov. Mike Pence.
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