Clinton is ahead of trump by 5% in the CNN poll

WASHINGTON, October 3 — RIA Novosti, Alexei Bogdanovsky. Democratic party candidate for US President Hillary Clinton ahead of her Republican opponent Donald trump by 5 percentage points in a poll by CNN/ORC, the results of which were published on Monday.

Clinton strengthened its position after the debates with trump, held a week ago — now she is leading with 47% against 42% in the trump, the candidate-libertarian Gary Johnson is gaining 7% and the green candidate Jill Stein — 2%.

Clinton won a substantial number of votes men — if at the beginning of September trump was ahead of her in this category by 22 points, now only 5. In addition, sharply increased Clinton’s support from independent voters.

The survey was conducted from 28 September to 2 October, 1335 respondents were registered voters. The statistical margin of error is 2.5 percentage points.

One survey of public opinion, according to experts, can not give an accurate picture of the electoral race, however, the average index of the number of surveys may accurately reflect the intentions of voters. Most polls conducted after the debate indicate that Clinton has strengthened its position. The average of polls calculated by the website RealClearPolitics, is 47.5% of the popularity of Clinton compared with 45% at the trump. The statistics website FiveThirtyEight, which predicted the last two presidential elections, believes that the probability of winning, Clinton is 70% vs 30%, trump — the week before the forecast the same site the probability of winning for Clinton is estimated at only 54%.