Three New Polls Shatter The Myth That The Presidential Election Is Tightening

Thursday, 27 Oct, 2016

Other emails purportedly show top aides struggling to get past Clinton's email scandal.including Campaign Chair John Podesta, who allegedly questioned Clinton's instincts.

The warning comes amid concerns from the Clinton campaign team that voter turnout will yet prove critical, despite many polls suggesting that the Democratic candidate is ahead of her Republican rival. "And they love their job", Trump said in an interview on a Spanish talk radio station in Miami.

Overall, 90 percent of Democrats say they're supporting their nominee, while 79 percent of Republicans are supporting theirs.

Clinton's team has overwhelmed Trump's campaign in its effort to turn out voters. More than one in three self-described Johnson voters said they were likely to change their minds before Election Day. Most have generally shown her ahead of Trump for the past several weeks.

"He's declaring defeat before the battle has even started", Clinton, a former secretary of state, said on Tuesday.

"Donald Trump said he could still win, and he could if our people get complacent", Clinton communications director Jennifer Palmieri said.

Kevin Wagner, an associate professor of political science, said the contest will come down to which candidate -- both with high unfavorable ratings -- can motivate supporters to vote.

CCTV America's Nathan King has more.

In 2012, those 18 to 29 years old accounted for 19 percent of the electorate nationally, according to exit polls.

Republicans entered the 2016 Senate races at a disadvantage, having to defend 24 seats to only 10 for Democrats. Just 36 percent of likely voters have a favorable opinion of the party, while 61 percent have an unfavorable one.

The Republican Party's two-year run in the majority of the U.S. Senate is at serious risk and may well end on November 8, senior congressional aides said on Wednesday, blaming Donald Trump as a drag on down-ballot Republican candidates. Moreover, no non-Rasmussen poll has had Trump leading since a since September 11-14 when Bloomberg had Trump ahead to by 2 points. That would be almost tied. The billionaire also said that the United States' emphasis should be defeating ISIS in the war-ravaged regions, instead of attempting to remove Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. "But he appears to be a more normal conservative than Trump".

Clinton maintains a lead in the RealClearPolitics average of Florida polls, receiving support from 46.4 percent of the vote to Trump's 44.8 percent. But 91 percent say they would support Pence in a head to head matchup against Clinton, and 93 percent against Kaine. Trump disputes these and has called them "rigged". Half of Trump's supporters are very enthusiastic about their choice, as are 48 percent of Clinton's.

The survey of 985 Florida registered voters was conducted from October 21-24.

A survey of 1,000 likely voters found Clinton polling at 47 percent support, compared to 38 percent for Trump.