Polls show tight races in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonClintons, Stacey Abrams meeting Texas Democrats Biden says Russia spreading misinformation ahead of 2022 elections Highest-ranking GOP assemblyman in WI against another audit of 2020 vote MORE and Donald TrumpDonald TrumpMeghan McCain: Democrats 'should give a little credit' to Trump for COVID-19 vaccine Trump testing czar warns lockdowns may be on table if people don't get vaccinated Overnight Health Care: CDC details Massachusetts outbreak that sparked mask update | White House says national vaccine mandate 'not under consideration at this time' MORE are tied in Ohio, while Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, leads her GOP rival in Michigan and Pennsylvania, according to new polls that find tight races in three crucial Rust Belt states.

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Three Emerson College polls released Monday found that Clinton and Trump each have 43 percent support in Ohio, while she leads him by 5 points in Michigan, 45 percent to 40 percent, and by 3 points in Pennsylvania, 46 to 43 percent.  

Libertarian presidential 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 received 10 percent support in Ohio and 7 percent in Pennsylvania and Michigan. Green Party nominee Jill Stein got 3 percent support in Michigan and 2 percent in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Trump is doing better among independents in all three states, pollsters found. He has a 17-point margin over Clinton among those voters in Ohio but has a much more narrow lead in Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Both Clinton and Trump face negative favorability ratings in all three states.

Clinton leads among female voters by double digits, and Trump has an edge among male voters.

Clinton is also leading among young voters in Ohio and Pennsylvania, but Trump holds a 12-point lead for voters between the ages of 18 and 34 in Michigan.

The polls of 800 likely voters, conducted from Aug. 25 to 27 in Ohio and between Aug. 25 and 28 in Pennsylvania and Michigan, have margins of error of 3.4 percentage points.