Hillary Clinton has edged ahead to a 4-point lead over GOP nominee Donald Trump, a new national CBS News/New York Times poll shows.
The survey released Monday night comes after last week's first presidential debate. Support among likely voters breaks down this way:
- Clinton: 45 percent
- Trump; 41 percent
- Libertarian Gary Johnson: 8 percent
- Green Party candidate Jill Stein: 3 percent
The poll's margin of error among likely voters is plus or minus 4 percentage points.
Before the debate at Hofstra University in New York, Trump and Clinton were tied in a four-person race at 42 percent each.
In other findings:
- 32 percent of likely voters think better of Clinton after the debate; 16 percent think worse of her.
- 10 percent of likely voters think better of Trump; 36 percent say it made their opinion of him worse.
- About half said the debate had no effect on their impressions of the candidates.
- Clinton leads in support of women by 18 points; Trump maintains an 11-point lead among men.
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