Trump cracks the Electoral College lock https://t.co/qdhem0vAeH— DanRiehl (@DanRiehl) September 16, 2016
Just six weeks ago, Hillary Clinton's advantage in the Electoral College looked insurmountable. Now, based on the latest round of public polls, it's a different story.
If the election were held today, Donald Trump would apparently win roughly as many electoral votes as Hillary Clinton — who held a commanding lead in early August and seemed to be closing off all possible Trump routes to 270 electoral votes.
But state polling averages, which can be lagging indicators, are beginning to show Trump in the lead. According to POLITICO’s Battleground States polling average, Trump is now ahead in Iowa and Ohio — and he’s tied with Clinton in vote-rich Florida....
EXCLUSIVE POLL: Presidential race between Clinton & Trump too close to call in Michigan.— WXYZ Detroit (@wxyzdetroit) September 15, 2016
This is a poll of the 2016 presidential race. https://t.co/a8K8NSnoTc— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) September 16, 2016