Clinton Outbeats Trump by 11 Points, Polls Say

October 17
5:00 AM 2016

According to poll surveys. Hillary Clinton is now ahead by double digits with just over three weeks before election day.

In a four-way race, Hillary Clinton is now holding an 11 points lead over Donald Trump among likely voters. Hillary Clinton has now 48 percent, Donald Trump has 37 percent, Gary Johnson has 7 percent, and Jill Stein has 2 percent.

In a two way-race Clinton is ahead of 10 points with a 51 percent to 41 percent.

Presidential surveys came in immediately after the October 9 debate , the entire October 8-10 poll showed.

Clintons lead in 9 points in a four way race with a 46 percent compared to Trump with 37 percent, and 10 points in a head to head race with a 50 percent to 40 percent.

 In the previous election, Barrack Obama beat John McCain points nationally in 2008 and in 2012, Obama leads victory over Mitt Romney by only four points.

According to Fred Yang of Hart Research Associates who conducted the survey together with Bill McInturff and his firm Public Opinion Strategy, Donald Trump's chances of winning the election is fading away.

Clinton is currently holding the lead among the female voters with a 55 percent to 35 percent while Trump is currently ahead among the male voters with a 48 percent to 45 percent.

Both candidates have been polling at higher negatives than any other two previous presidential candidates. Clintons favorability by average sits at 9.2 point while Trumps favorability 13.8 points, worse at 23. The betting odds of the two candidates have begun to widen in recent weeks to the advantage of Clinton who is currently in favor with 86% to 14%.

National polls and favorability are very important indicators of the overall popularity of the candidates. The state-by-state polls are what really matters particularly in the key swing states (Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania) and also the battleground states like Iowa, Nevada and North Carolina where in the presidency will ultimately decided.

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