Poll: Hillary Clinton Winning Majority Of Men; Leading Donald Trump by Nine Points

COLUMBIA, SC - MAY 27: Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton sits in on a round table discussion as she visits the Kikis Chicken and Waffles restaurant on May 27, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. Hillary Clinton continues to campaign throughout the country for the Democratic nomination. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty …
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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton continues to lead her opponent Donald Trump in the polls, as a majority of men now support her candidacy according to a Bloomberg News poll.

Forty-seven percent of likely voters support Clinton while only 38 percent support Trump, according to the poll. Eight percent support Gary Johnson and 3 percent support Green Party candidate Jill Stein. (Five percent did not answer).

In a two-way race, Clinton now has 46 percent of men supporting her candidacy, with 44 percent of them support Trump.

But Donald Trump has more enthusiasm amongst his supporters, as 65 percent of his supporters say they are very or fairly enthusiastic about their candidate. Fifty-eight percent of Clinton supporters said the same about their candidate.

Donald Trump now has a 62 percent unfavorable rating — up six points since September. Hillary Clinton has a 52 percent unfavorable rating, down four points from September.

The poll was conducted Oct. 14-17 for Bloomberg Politics by Selzer & Co. based on interviews with 1,006 U.S. adults who say they will definitely vote or have already voted in the 2016 general election.


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