Washington Post/SurveyMonkey Poll: Clinton 47% Trump 43%

Hillary-DonaldAn extensive Washington Post/SurveyMonkey poll of all fifty states found Hillary Clinton ahead of Donald Trump in Pennsylvania.

In a head-to-head matchup, the Democratic nominee leads 47% to 43%.

When Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson and Green Party nominee Jill Stein are included the margin decreases. In that scenario, Clinton is ahead 41% to 38%. Johnson and Stein received 12% and 4% respectively.

This survey has some red flags. For instance, Texas and Mississippi are described as toss-ups states. These are heavily Republican states that haven’t voted for a Democrat since 1976. Meanwhile, a toss-up state like Iowa is categorized as Lean Republican.

For what it is worth, PA is deemed to be in the Lean Democratic category. Overall, the WaPo/SurveyMonkey polls have Hillary Clinton with 244 electoral votes and Donald Trump with 126. 168 electoral votes are toss-ups. It takes a majority of the 538 available electoral votes, 270, to win the White House.

The Washington Post/SurveyMonkey poll used an online-based sampling method and was conducted from August 9th to September 1st. They surveyed 2,863 registered voters in Pennsylvania. The margin of error was not revealed.

5 Responses

  1. Does Trump think he looks “Presidential”??? That’s a joke. He looks like a constipated, angry old lady with little hands.

  2. The Republicans need to take their Trump Lumps like men. Their party made this disposable bed; now they will have to lay on it.

    Trump is a national embarrassment. That the Republicans let that walking abortion get this far is a total indictment of that party.

  3. Trump is dragging down the ticket and hurting our terrific Senator Pat Toomey! We need to do some triage here. Dump Trump, re-elect Pat Toomey.

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