CNN Poll: Seven Point Convention Bounce For Hillary Clinton

PHILADELPHIA, PA - JULY 28: on the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia
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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton successfully improved her standings in the polls following her party’s convention, according to a new poll from CNN.

The poll shows that Clinton’s support jumped seven points after the convention. Fifty two percent of registered voters in the poll now support the Clinton-Kaine ticket, up from 45 percent a week earlier.

Trump is beginning to fade after experiencing his own bounce in the polls after the Republican convention. The Trump-Pence ticket is polling at 43 percent — down from 48 percent in an earlier poll.

National polls do not predict the future of the election, but are useful in understanding whether a candidate’s message is resonating with the American people. It appears that Clinton has gained ground after seizing the nomination and working to rally Democrats behind her.

Trump’s unfavorable numbers have jumped nine points from a week ago, now at sixty one percent up from 52 percent.

Sixty-seven percent say Clinton has the experience to be president but 64 percent still believe that she is not honest and trustworthy.

But only 31 percent of voters believe that Trump has the right experience to be president while 64 percent believe Trump is not honest and trustworthy.

The poll shows that Clinton is now leading Trump on issues like the economy, immigration, foreign policy, the Supreme Court, trade, health care, race relations, ISIS, criminal justice, and violence against police officers.

Trump is tied with Clinton on who is best suited to handle terrorism and leads Clinton on the issue of guns.