New York Times Poll: Hillary Clinton Up Seven in North Carolina

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton arrives on stage for a rally at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, October 23, 2016, in Charlotte, NC.
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Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton is leading Donald Trump by seven points in North Carolina, according to the latest NYT Upshot/Siena College poll.

Clinton is now at 46 percent in the state while Trump is at 39 percent, according to the poll of 792 likely voters. Eight percent chose Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson.

The poll is an outlier in favor of Clinton.

A recent Monmouth University poll showed Clinton only ahead by one point in the state.

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