Poll: Clinton has 6-point lead over Trump
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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Democratic demolition derby Juan Williams: Don't count Biden out Candidates in Obama's orbit fail to capitalize on personal ties MORE has a 6-point lead over Republican rival Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpRussian sanctions will boomerang States, cities rethink tax incentives after Amazon HQ2 backlash A Presidents Day perspective on the nature of a free press MORE, according to a new NBC News/SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking poll.


Clinton is favored by 48 percent of registered voters, while Trump is backed by 42 percent.

In a four-way matchup including Libertarian Party nominee Gary JohnsonGary Earl JohnsonWeld bets on New Hampshire to fuel long shot bid against Trump The 'Green' new deal that Tom Perez needs to make The Trump strategy: Dare the Democrats to win MORE and Green Party nominee Jill Stein, Clinton has a 4-point lead over Trump, 41 percent to 37 percent. Johnson has 12 percent support, and Stein is favored by 4 percent of registered voters.

Clinton has an advantage over Trump in the Northeast and West, pollsters found. Clinton and Trump are tied in the Midwest, and Trump has a 1-point lead in the South.

The poll was conducted from Aug. 29 to Sept. 4 among 32,226 adults who say they are registered to vote. The margin of error is 1 percentage point.

According to the RealClearPolitics average of polls, Clinton has a 3.3-point lead over the Republican nominee. In a CNN/ORC poll released Tuesday, Trump has a 2-point advantage over the Democratic nominee among likely voters.

Several recent polls have shown the race between both major-party nominees tightening in the final push ahead of the general election in November.