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Donald Trump trails by 3.1 percentage points to Hillary Clinton: Polls average

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is trailing by 3.1 percentage points in the average of polls to his Democrat rival Hillary Clinton. According to RealClearPolitics, which keeps track of all major polls, Trump is trailing

India TV News Desk, Washington [ Published on: November 01, 2016 12:27 IST ]
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton
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Republican presidential candidate  Donald Trump is trailing by 3.1 percentage points in the average of polls to his Democrat rival Hillary Clinton.

According to RealClearPolitics, which keeps track of all major polls, Trump is trailing Clinton by 3.1 percentage in average of polls. 

However, in the Bing average of national polls, Clinton is leading by five points. 

Clinton has 82 per cent chances of winning elections, as per Bing political predictions. 

Polls have been tightening after last week's decision of the FBI to reopen its investigation into the alleged email scandal. 

Two of the three polls, carried out after the FBI announced its decision on October 28 to reopen its probe into her alleged email scandal, showed Clinton leading Trump by three percentage points, while in another (IBD/TIPP), she is leading the real-estate mogul by just one percentage points. 

As per IBD/TIPP, considered to be the most accurate poll, Clinton has support of 45 per cent of the likely voters as against Trump's 44 per cent. 

Politico/Morning Consult said Trump (39 per cent) is trailing Clinton (42 per cent) by three percentage points, while as per Rasmussen the Republican nominee (42 per cent) is behind the former Secretary of State (39 per cent) by same difference. 

Meanwhile in the battle ground State of New Hampshire, Trump is leading Clinton by two points.

PTI inputs

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