Poll: Clinton leads Trump in Missouri
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBlumenthal calls for declassification of materials detailing Russian threat to US elections Hillary Clinton roasts NYT's Maureen Dowd over column Hillary Clinton touts student suspended over crowded hallway photo: 'John Lewis would be proud' MORE holds a slim lead over Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDeWine tests negative for coronavirus a second time Several GOP lawmakers express concern over Trump executive orders Beirut aftermath poses test for US aid to frustrating ally MORE in their presidential race in Missouri based on a new poll published Friday, according to The Kansas City Star.

Clinton leads Trump 42 to 40 percent in the DFM Research of Minnesota poll conducted on behalf of the United Transportation Union. The lead is within the poll's 3.8 percent margin of error.


But the poll could be a troubling sign for Republicans who have taken Missouri in seven of the last nine presidential elections. The two exceptions are when the state went for Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonBiden painted into a basement 'Rose Garden strategy' corner Giuliani says Black Lives Matter is 'domestic terrorist' group We have the resources to get through this crisis, only stupidity is holding us back MORE in 1992 and 1996.

Hillary Clinton edged out a victory in the Democratic primary March 15, taking 49.6 percent of the vote to Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Memo: Trump team pounces on Biden gaffes The Hill's Campaign Report: US officials say Russia, China are looking to sow discord in election Warren urges investment in child care workers amid pandemic MORE's 49.4 percent. Trump also won narrowly, besting GOP rival Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzPat Fallon wins GOP nomination in race to succeed DNI Ratcliffe The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by the Air Line Pilots Association - Negotiators 'far apart' as talks yield little ahead of deadline Wary GOP eyes Meadows shift from brick-thrower to dealmaker MORE 40.9 to 40.7 percent.

The survey also finds incumbent Sen. Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntSkepticism grows over Friday deadline for coronavirus deal GOP expects Senate to be in session next week without coronavirus deal House Republicans introduce legislation to give states 0 million for elections MORE (R) leading Democratic Secretary of State Jason Kander (D) 49 to 35 percent. But adding to Republican worries, 40 percent of those surveyed had never heard of Blunt's Democratic challenger.

A separate poll from Remington Research for Missouri Scout had Blunt leading Kander 44 percent to 37 percent, according to the Star.

The pollsters did not share their sample size or if the respondents were registered voters.