Poll: Trump Gains Ground in Battleground States after FBI Renews Clinton Email Investigation

Donald Trump is now leading in four out of eight battleground states, according to results from a series of state polls taken Sunday.

Axiom & Remington Research Group conducted the battleground state polls after the news broke on Friday that the FBI would be reopening its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s email server.

Trump leads Clinton by five points in Ohio, 48 percent to 43 percent. That’s a one increase point from Oct. 23 — the previous week’s polling result.

In Ohio, 1,187 likely voters were surveyed and the results have a 2.84 percent margin of error.

He leads by four points in Florida and Nevada. Since Oct. 23, Clinton lost two points while Trump gained two points in Florida. He also gained one point in Nevada since the previous survey.

Trump tops Clinton 48 percent to 44 percent in Florida where 989 likely voters were questioned. The Florida results have a 3.11 percent margin of error.

In Nevada, Trump leads the former secretary of state by 48 percent to 44 percent, where 787 likely voters were questioned. The Nevada results show a 3.49 percent margin of error.

The Republican nominee also leads in North Carolina by two points, 47 percent to 45 percent. The margin of error in North Carolina is 2.85 percent after 1,176 likely voters were surveyed.

Clinton leads Trump by four points in both Wisconsin and Virginia. She is up two points in Pennsylvania and just one point in Colorado.

Clinton tops Trump in Wisconsin, 46 percent to 42 percent, where 1,172 likely voters were surveyed with a 2.86 margin of error.

Clinton also leads the Republican nominee, 46 percent to 42 percent, in Virginia. The Virginia results have a margin of error of 2.94 percent after 1,106 likely voters were questioned.

In Pennsylvania where Clinton holds a two point lead, 45 percent to 43 percent, 1,249 likely voters were questioned with the results yielding a 2.77 percent margin of error.

Clinton leads by one point in Colorado, 45 percent to 44 percent. The Colorado results have a margin of error of 3.17 percent after 952 likely voters were surveyed.

“The presidential race remains very competitive as we move into the final stretch. Hillary maintains an advantage leading in Colorado and Pennsylvania, but at this point anything can happen,” said Remington Research Group Director Titus Bond.


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