Arizona poll: Trump has 5-point lead over Clinton
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Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpIntel CEO becomes third exec to leave Trump council after Charlottesville Rupert Murdoch urged Trump to fire Bannon: report Protesters descend on Trump Tower as president returns home MORE leads Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonOPINION | Tomi Lahren: The left politicizes tragedy — as usual Hunting for the real Trump on Charlottesville New Trump campaign emails show efforts to set up Russia meetings: report MORE by 5 points in Arizona, according to a new CNN/ORC battleground state poll.

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Trump is favored by 43 percent of registered voters in Arizona, while Clinton is backed by 38 percent, according to the poll. Libertarian presidential nominee Gary JohnsonGary JohnsonJuan Williams: Dems finally focus on message Mueller to give first speech since taking on Russia probe Poll: 85 percent of Clinton supporters would vote for her again MORE has the support of 12 percent of registered voters, and Green Party nominee Jill Stein is backed by 4 percent.

Trump leads Clinton both among white voters with college degrees and white voters without college degrees in the state. But among those with college degrees, Trump has only a 2-point lead. He has a 30-point lead among those without a college degree.

Among Hispanic voters in Arizona, Clinton is favored by 57 percent and Trump by 20 percent. Johnson has the support of 15 percent of Hispanic voters in the state, and Stein is backed by 5 percent.

Men and women both favor Trump over Clinton, but by narrow margins.

Among independent voters, Trump leads Clinton 41 percent to 27 percent, according to the poll.

Trump is also viewed as more trusted to handle the economy and terrorism, but Clinton is viewed as better able to handle foreign policy. Trump also tops Clinton on his ability to handle healthcare.

The poll was conducted among 1,003 adults, including 842 registered voters, Aug. 18–23. The margin of error is 3.5 percentage points.

According to the RealClearPolitics average of polls in Arizona, Trump has just a 0.3 percent lead over Clinton, 43.3 percent to 43 percent.