A new poll released by CBS News and the New York Times shows that Donald Trump is now tied with Hillary Clinton at 42 percent among likely voters in a four way race.
Eight percent showed support for Gary Johnson and four percent are voting for Jill Stein.
Trump is leading Clinton by five points among independent voters, according to the polls. Thirty-nine percent of independents featured in the poll said they supported Trump while only 34 percent favored Clinton.
Trump is also leading Clinton in enthusiasm. Forty-five percent of Trump supporters describe themselves as very enthusiastic about voting, compared to only 36 percent of enthusiastic Clinton supporters.
This poll was conducted by telephone September 9-13, 2016 among a random sample of 1,753 adults nationwide, including 1,433 registered voters.