CNN’s latest poll in the presidential race shows even ground between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton as election day is around 9 weeks away.
The poll finds Donald Trump 2 points ahead of Clinton 45 percent to 43 percent. With Gary Johnson at 7 percent and Jill Stein at 2 percent.
Breaking it down, the results show that the candidates have secured nearly equal amounts of their parties with 92 percent of democrats backing Clinton and 90 percent of Republicans for Trump. Independents seem to sway toward Trump with 49 percent backing him and just 29 percent for Clinton, 16 percent for Johnson and 6 percent of independents for Stein.
Woman are leaning towards Clinton 53 percent to 38 percent and Men lead toward Trump 54 percent to 32 percent. CNN also found more young voters under the age of 45 voting Clinton 54 percent to 29 percent while older voters prefer Trump 55 percent to 34 percent.
When it comes to race, white voters support Trump 55 percent to 34 percent, non-white voters favor Clinton by a wide margin 71 percent to 18 percent. Finally, 49 percent of white voters with a college degree support Clinton, 36 percent for Trump, and 11 percent for Johnson while uneducated white voters support Trump 68 percent to 24 percent.
Additional polls worth noting are the LA times USC poll finding a 44 percent tie between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump and the NBC News poll that finds Clinton on top by 4 points with 41 percent, followed by Trump’s 37 percent, Johnson at 12 percent and Stein at 4.