Poll: Clinton crushing Trump by 30 points in NY
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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonAttorney charged in Durham investigation pleads not guilty Attorney indicted on charge of lying to FBI as part of Durham investigation Durham seeking indictment of lawyer with ties to Democrats: reports MORE has opened up a giant lead over Republican nominee Donald TrumpDonald TrumpOvernight Defense & National Security — The Pentagon's deadly mistake Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by Climate Power — Interior returns BLM HQ to Washington France pulls ambassadors to US, Australia in protest of submarine deal MORE in his home state of New York, according to a new Siena College poll.


Clinton, a former New York senator, leads Trump by 30 points in the state, 57 percent to 27 percent.

In a four-way match-up including Libertarian nominee Gary JohnsonGary Earl JohnsonBiden broadened Democratic base, cut into Trump coalition: study New Mexico lawmakers send recreational marijuana bills to governor Judge throws out murder convictions, releases men jailed for 24 years MORE and the Green Party's Jill Stein, Clinton holds a 25-point lead over the GOP standard-bearer, 50 percent to 25 percent. 

Empire State voters also say Clinton is more qualified to be commander in chief than Trump. According to the poll, 62 percent of respondents think Clinton is qualified and only 25 percent said the same of the real estate magnate. 

Clinton is also viewed as being more effective in working with Congress to move America forward, with 60 percent saying she will collaborate well with the legislature and only 31 percent saying the same of Trump.

When asked if the candidates are honest and trustworthy, 60 percent of respondents said Clinton is not honest and 69 percent said the same of Trump.

Clinton is also supported by 81 percent of Democrats in the head-to-head matchup, and Trump, who demolished his rivals in New York's GOP primary, is backed by only 55 percent of Republicans.

The poll was conducted among 717 New York state registered voters from Aug. 7 to 10. The margin of error is 4.3 percent.

According to the RealClearPolitics average of polls, Clinton leads the GOP nominee by 17.3 points, 51.3 to 34 percent.