Clinton Leads Trump in 3 Battleground States: New Polls

Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in three crucial 2016 battleground states, according to new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist surveys.

The survey in Iowa shows the Democratic nominee holding a slim 41 percent to 37 percent lead over her Republican rival. In July, Clinton led Trump in Iowa by three percentage points.

In Ohio, Clinton leads by 43 percent to 38 percent — a 5 point shift since July when the two candidates were tied.


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Craig Erlam

Craig Erlam

Former Senior Market Analyst, UK & EMEA at OANDA
Based in London, Craig Erlam joined OANDA in 2015 as a market analyst. With many years of experience as a financial market analyst and trader, he focuses on both fundamental and technical analysis while producing macroeconomic commentary.

His views have been published in the Financial Times, Reuters, The Telegraph and the International Business Times, and he also appears as a regular guest commentator on the BBC, Bloomberg TV, FOX Business and SKY News.

Craig holds a full membership to the Society of Technical Analysts and is recognised as a Certified Financial Technician by the International Federation of Technical Analysts.