Poll: Clinton leads Trump by 42 points among Jewish voters
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Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonDershowitz: 'Too many politicians are being subject to criminal prosecution' The 13 Republicans needed to pass gun-control legislation Democrats spar over electoral appeal of 'Medicare for All' MORE has a large lead over Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpHarris bashes Kavanaugh's 'sham' nomination process, calls for his impeachment after sexual misconduct allegation Celebrating 'Hispanic Heritage Month' in the Age of Trump Let's not play Charlie Brown to Iran's Lucy MORE among Jewish voters, according to a poll released Tuesday.


Clinton has a 42-point advantage over her Republican rival in a four-way matchup, according to the poll conducted by the research company SSRS for the American Jewish Committee.

The Democratic nominee is favored by 61 percent of Jewish voters, Trump is backed by 19 percent of those polled.

In the matchup, Libertarian nominee Gary JohnsonGary Earl JohnsonTrump challenger: 'All bets are off' if I win New Hampshire primary Scaramucci assembling team of former Cabinet members to speak out against Trump Progressive Democrats' turnout plans simply don't add up MORE has the support of 6 percent of Jewish voters and Green Party nominee Jill Stein is backed by 3 percent. Another 8 percent said they will not vote.

Clinton is seen as the candidate who will be more likely to promote U.S.-Israel relations, 57 percent to 22 percent, according to the poll. 

The Democratic nominee is also seen as more able than her Republican rival to deal effectively with Iran, 58 percent to 19 percent. She is also viewed as being better able to handle terrorism than Trump and more likely to unite the country.

The poll was conducted Aug. 8-28 among 1,002 Jewish adults. The margin of error is 3.57 precent.