SurveyUSA recently conducted a political poll for Atlanta-based news station 11Alive to see where Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton stand with just over 3 months until election day.
The results, for the first time since the presidential primary, show Donald Trump with a narrow lead over Hillary Clinton. The poll showed he has 46 percent, Clinton has 42, Gary Johnson has 5, and the Green Party’s Jill Stein has 2 percent.
A few notable findings from the 11Alive poll: [Click here for the full language of the survey and analysis]
- White voters have Trump up 2-1
- Senior voters have Trump over Clinton 2-1
- Clinton is up 66% with black voters (about 29% of total likely voters)
- Men refer Trump over Clinton by a 9 point margin
- Rural women prefer Trump by 31 points.
- Military households prefer Trump by 16 points
- Evangelical households prefer Trump by 27 points
- 6% of Georgia Republicans say they’ll cross the aisle and vote for Hillary over Trump
- Among Trump supporters, 60% say they are voting “for Trump,” 38% say they are voting “against Clinton.”
- As for the Libertarian candidate, Gary Johnson, 66% of voters are casting a ballot FOR him, 17% are voting against Trump and 17% are voting against Clinton.
Also of notable consideration, current Senator Johnny Isakson is ahead 48-39 to democrat Jim Barksdale. The Libertarian candidate in that race, Allen Buckley, also has just 5 percent.