50-state poll shows 2016 election could redraw map
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A new poll of all 50 states shows that this year's presidential election between Donald TrumpDonald TrumpFirst 100 days: A true reflection of Trump, poor reflection of America Fox poll: Trump approval below 50 percent Pelosi gives Trump an incomplete for first 100 days MORE and Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonLawmakers targeted as district politics shift Want a tremendous deal on infrastructure spending? Suspend Davis-Bacon Constitutional amendment could vastly improve campaign finance MORE has the potential to totally shake up the electoral map.

The Washington Post-SurveyMonkey poll released Tuesday shows Trump competitive in Upper Midwest states where Democrats usually win, while Clinton is making inroads in areas that have been deep red for decades.

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In a matchup between the two nominees, Clinton leads by 4 percentage points or more in 20 states and the District of Columbia. Those states combined would provide 244 electoral votes — most of the way to the 270 needed to win the White House.

Trump leads by at least 4 points in 20 states, but they only add up to 126 electoral votes.

It leaves 10 states, making up 168 electoral votes, where neither major-party candidate has a lead of at least 4 points.

The race tightens when Libertarian nominee Gary JohnsonGary JohnsonPoll: 85 percent of Clinton supporters would vote for her again Open primaries are the answer to America’s election woes — so what are we waiting for? Trump’s early economic success reveals Obama failures, could presage 2020 landslide MORE and Green Party nominee Jill Stein are included, with more states showing neither major-party nominee leading by at least 4 points.

Trump has small advantages in Ohio and Iowa and is in a close race in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania and Michigan. 

But the GOP nominee is having trouble in several consistently Republican states, including Arizona, Georgia and Texas.

Georgia showed the two nominees tied, while Arizona and Texas both showed Clinton ahead by 1 point.

The race is also close in Colorado, Florida and North Carolina.

The poll found Clinton has 90 percent support among Democrats in 32 states, while Trump is backed by 90 percent or more of Republicans in only 13 states.

The survey was conducted from Aug. 9 to Sept. 1 among 74,886 registered voters.

Clinton leads the national race over Trump by 3.3 points, according to a RealClearPolitics average of polls. Several recent polls have shown the presidential race tightening as the two prepare for the final push ahead of the general election.