L.A. Times Tracking Poll: Donald Trump Leads Hillary Clinton by 5.4 Percent

US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton addresses a campaign rally in Sanford, Florida, on November 1, 2016. With one week to go until election day, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were barnstorming battleground states, as the Democratic nominee tried to pivot away from attacks on her protection of US secrets. …

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s lead is now 5.4 percent over Hillary Clinton in the latest L.A. Times tracking poll.

Trump is now at 47.8 percent while Clinton is at 42.4 percent.

Trump’s support has jumped four points since last week, while Clinton has fallen three points, a seven point net gain.

The USC Dornsife/L.A. Times Poll asks roughly 3000 American citizens each day about the presidential race in order to reflect the political pulse of the country. Results lag events by several days.

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