2016 US Elections - Hillary Clinton Leads in States Equaling 246 Votes (October 3)

While Hillary Clinton won the debate and has enjoyed a bit of a resurgence in the national polling, in the most crucial battlegrounds the race is still a tossup. There are enough electoral college votes in those tossup states to put either Clinton or Donald Trump over the top – though Clinton remains in a stronger position.

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  • Chris Jackson Public Affairs, US
  • Clifford Young Country Service Line Leader, Public Affairs, US
  • Julia Clark Marketing & Communications Director, NA
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General Election Trends

Hillary Clinton leads in states equaling 246 votes while Donald Trump leads in states equaling 180 electoral college votes with 112 votes up for grabs.

  • Clinton holds the customary Democratic bastions on the East and West Coast along with the swing states of North Carolina and Virginia.
  • Trump wins across the South and Mountain West.
  • Many states remain too close to call including New Mexico, Nevada, Colorado, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio and Florida.

 

For more information, visit Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation.

 

These are findings from an Ipsos poll conducted for Thomson Reuters September 9-29, 2016. For the survey, a sample of 48,985 Americans ages 18+ were interviewed online.

The author(s)

  • Chris Jackson Public Affairs, US
  • Clifford Young Country Service Line Leader, Public Affairs, US
  • Julia Clark Marketing & Communications Director, NA

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