Trump's Campaign Backfires As Hillary Clinton Attracts Millions of New Voters

Sunday, 30 Oct, 2016

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton raised about $53 million for her campaign, leaving her with $62 million in available cash. They've classified it as "leans red" or even "a toss-up". Barack Obama lost by 12 points here in 2008, and by 16 points in 2012. Sign up now by texting TEXAS VOTES to 69866.

Clinton is showing strength in Florida and North Carolina, both must-win states for Trump, as well as the battleground states of Nevada, Colorado, and Arizona. That margin is the largest national lead for Clinton among recent surveys. Indeed, the major forecasting models give her above a 90 percent chance for winning, except for FiveThirtyEight, which puts her at a mere 84 percent in its polls-only forecast as of midday Thursday. Trump also set the record for most votes cast against in a Republican primary.

Twenty-nine percent say they're not very or not at all concerned.

A small part of the Trump's larger financial woes can be attributed to his surrogates' reluctance to donate at all to the campaign. Marco Rubio's failed presidential campaign. But facts have never mattered to the Trump campaign and his flock. 66 percent of Clinton voters said their vote was because they wanted her to be president.

Clinton's team has overwhelmed Trump's campaign in its effort to turn out voters. Thanks to Republican advantages via gerrymandering and superior voter distribution, it is generally assumed that Democrats will need a generic ballot advantage in the high single digits (or higher!) to have a real shot at control of the House. The president's appearance comes a day after Clinton and first lady Michelle Obama held a joint campaign rally in North Carolina.

Both sides benefit from legions of volunteers knocking on doors and making phone calls to voters, as well as outside forces such as unions and super PACs pitching in on voter turnout operations. Overwhelming numbers of Republican likely voters - 83 percent - said that will be a serious problem this year. among independent voters, 61 percent agreed with that, but only 24 percent of Democrats think multiple voting will be a serious problem.

Trump argues that as a successful businessman and political outsider, he is the best person to take a new approach to rebuilding an economy that has sent too many jobs overseas and left many Americans struggling to find decent jobs.

Early-voting expert Michael McDonald has said that absentee ballots in Cuyahoga County, the OH county that includes Cleveland, are down nearly 20 percent from their 2012 levels.

His tone shifted once he entered the general election against Clinton, the Democratic nominee.

Nevada is a crucial early voting state. Since then, registered Democrats have surpassed Republicans in the state.

A fifth of Republican likely voters say, the allegations about Trump's treatment of women make them less willing to support him.

Trump added that the steps, coupled with efforts to reduce USA trade deficits and the outsourcing of jobs overseas, would "raise wages at home, meaning rent and bills become instantly more affordable" for the poor.

Six in 10 voters say Trump is very or somewhat sexist, and almost two-thirds say he has little to no respect for women. "He has said publicly many times he is in for $100 million and he is happy to invest in his campaign", she said.

In each of the two previous presidential races, more than half of Florida's electorate voted early.

"Be an adult. Accept the results", said Shavone Danzy-Kinloch, 37, a Clinton supporter from Farmingville, New York.

"If people wonder: Yes, Hillary Clinton is my friend", she said. Just 34 percent of all likely voters have a favorable view of Trump.

Priorities USA has been spending most of its money on TV ads. The state did not provide breakdowns by party. If Trump were to lose Texas, it would be the first time a Democrat has carried the state since 1976.

In all, more than 46 million people -or as much as 40% of the electorate - are expected to vote before Election Day, Nov. 8. "It is the biggest prize", Clinton's communications director Jennifer Palmieri told reporters on Tuesday. But one woman who said she is the daughter of a USA veteran wasn't having it.

The poll was conducted October 14-23 and the margin of error was +/- 3.16 percent.

The original sample was drawn from respondents recruited by phone or mail survey methods.

"The pollster who gets it right is going to be able to poll the people who are actually going to vote", Navarro said.