Poll: Clinton up 9 on Trump in Pennsylvania
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Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonFemale Dems see double standard in Klobuchar accusations Klobuchar, O'Rourke visit Wisconsin as 2020 race heats up McCabe's shocking claims prove the bloodless coup rolls on MORE has extended her lead to 9 points over Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpMcCabe says he was fired because he 'opened a case against' Trump McCabe: Trump said 'I don't care, I believe Putin' when confronted with US intel on North Korea McCabe: Trump talked to me about his election victory during 'bizarre' job interview MORE in the battleground state of Pennsylvania, a new poll finds.


Clinton, the Democratic presidential nominee, has 47 percent support to Trump's 38 percent, according to a Franklin & Marshall College Poll released Tuesday.

Libertarian nominee Gary JohnsonGary Earl JohnsonThe Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Kidney Care Partners — Trump escalates border fight with emergency declaration Former Mass. governor takes step toward Trump primary challenge GOP strategist says Virginia 'just got purple' MORE has 5 percent, with Green Party nominee Jill Stein at 0 percent.

The result is encouraging for Clinton, who had led the state by between 1 and 4 points in most recent polls.

Both major-party nominees have made Pennsylvania a priority, peppering the state with advertising and campaign events. Last week alone, both Trump, the Republican nominee, and running mate Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceKamala Harris shopping trip stirs Twitter campaign trail debate Pence met with silence after mentioning Trump in Munich speech Bill Kristol resurfaces video of Pence calling Obama executive action on immigration a 'profound mistake' MORE had events in the Keystone State, while first lady Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaEx-W.Va. official who made racist Michelle Obama remark defrauded ,000 from FEMA: report GOP senator dedicates heart photo to wife from Senate floor for Valentine's Day Barack Obama sends Valentine's message to Michelle: 'She does get down to Motown' MORE — a top Clinton surrogate — spoke in Philadelphia.

Franklin & Marshall College conducted its poll of 496 likely voters in Pennsylvania via online and telephone interviews from Sept. 28 to Oct. 2. It has a margin of error of 6.1 percentage points.