Poll: Clinton up 4 points on Trump in Georgia
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump complains of 'fake polls' after surveys show him trailing multiple Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton responds to Trump tweets telling Dem lawmakers to 'go back' to their countries The Young Turks' Cenk Uygur: Here's how to choose a president MORE has a 4-point lead over Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN's Camerota clashes with Trump's immigration head over president's tweet LA Times editorial board labels Trump 'Bigot-in-Chief' Trump complains of 'fake polls' after surveys show him trailing multiple Democratic candidates MORE in a new poll of Georgia, which has been seen as a reliably safe state for Republicans in presidential elections.

Clinton leads Trump 44 percent to 40 percent according to an Atlanta Journal-Constitution survey released Friday.

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Clinton’s lead shrinks to 3 points when third-party candidates enter the fray. Libertarian presidential nominee Gary JohnsonGary Earl JohnsonAmash won't rule out Libertarian challenge to Trump Buzz grows Amash will challenge Trump as a Libertarian Potential GOP primary challenger: Trump's 'contempt for the American people' behind possible bid MORE places third, with 11 percent, while Green Party candidate Jill Stein registers at 2 percent.

The poll highlights how the Trump-Clinton race appears to be putting previously safe states for Republicans into play for Clinton. Polls have also shown her competitive with Trump in Arizona and Utah. 

Georgia has voted for the GOP’s presidential nominee every election since 1996. Former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonMarching toward a debt crisis The tragic cycle of genocide denial has returned: This time, Nigeria John Lithgow releases poem on the downfall of Acosta MORE, Hillary Clinton’s husband, is the last Democrat to turn Georgia blue, besting then-President George H.W. Bush in 1992.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution poll found Clinton and Trump are equally unpopular in Georgia, with both scoring 58 percent unfavorability there.

It conducted its latest sampling of 847 registered voters in Georgia via interviews from Aug. 1 to 4 and has a 4 percentage point margin of error.

Hillary Clinton leads Trump by roughly 7 points nationwide, according to the latest RealClearPolitics average of polls.