Republican presidential nominee Donald TrumpDonald TrumpFormer New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver dead at 77 Biden, Democrats losing ground with independent and suburban voters: poll Bipartisan Senate group discusses changes to election law MORE is leading Democrat Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPoll: Trump leads 2024 Republican field with DeSantis in distant second The politics of 'mind control' No Hillary — the 'Third Way' is the wrong way MORE in both Ohio and Florida, according to a CNN/ORC poll released Wednesday.
In Ohio, the GOP nominee has a 5-point lead over Clinton.
Trump is favored by 46 percent of likely voters in Ohio and Clinton is backed by 41 percent. 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 has the support of 8 percent of likely voters and Green Party nominee Jill Stein is backed by 2 percent.
In Florida, the GOP nominee has a 3-point lead over Clinton, 47 to 44 percent. Johnson garners 6 percent support among likely voters and Stein has 1 percent support.
Among registered voters, Clinton leads Trump in Florida by 1-point 45 to 44. Trump still maintains his lead in Ohio among registered voters, 43 to 39 percent.
Trump leads among white voters and among whites with college degrees in both states and Clinton leads among non-white voters.
The GOP nominee leads Clinton by 8 points among independent voters likely to vote in Ohio and by 10 points among independent voters in Florida.
In Ohio, Clinton and Trump both have low favorability ratings.
Clinton is viewed favorably by just 36 percent of registered voters in Ohio. Trump is viewed positively by 41 percent of voters in the state. Clinton also falls behind Trump on the question of which candidate is more honest and trustworthy.
The polls were conducted from Sept. 7-12. The Florida poll included 1,003 adults, including 788 who are likely to vote. The Ohio poll included 1,006 adults including 769 likely voters. The margin of error for likely voters is 3.5 points.