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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has a 6-point lead over Republican rival Donald Trump, according to a new NBC News/SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking poll.

{mosads}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 Johnson 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.


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