Poll: Trump, Clinton tied in Utah with McMullin just behind
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Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpUSAID administrator tests positive for COVID-19 Kamala Harris, Stacey Abrams among nominees for Time magazine's 2020 Person of the Year DOJ appeals ruling preventing it from replacing Trump in E. Jean Carroll defamation lawsuit MORE is in danger in deep-red Utah, with independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin taking a huge chunk of support, a new poll finds.


Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonFederal workers stuck it out with Trump — now, we're ready to get back to work Biden soars as leader of the free world Intercept DC bureau chief says Biden picks are 'same people' from Obama years MORE and Trump are tied at 26 percent support each in the state, with McMullin at 22 percent and Libertarian nominee Gary JohnsonGary Earl JohnsonOn The Trail: Making sense of Super Poll Sunday Polarized campaign leaves little room for third-party hopefuls The Memo: Trump retains narrow path to victory MORE at 14 percent, according to a Y2 Analytics poll published Tuesday by Deseret News.

The Republican nominee’s decline comes in the wake of the fallout from a 2005 video published Friday that shows Trump bragging about groping women and attempting to have sex with a married woman.

Ninety-four percent of Utah’s likely voters say they have seen or heard about the video. A majority of them say Trump should drop out of the race.

Utah Republicans particularly distanced themselves from Trump after the tape's release. Rep. Jason ChaffetzJason ChaffetzThe myth of the conservative bestseller Elijah Cummings, Democratic chairman and powerful Trump critic, dies at 68 House Oversight panel demands DeVos turn over personal email records MORE and Gov. Gary Herbert both rescinded their endorsements of Trump, while Rep. Mia Lovesaid she can't vote for him and Sen. Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeLoeffler isolating after possible COVID-19 infection Rick Scott tests positive for coronavirus OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Barrasso to seek top spot on Energy and Natural Resources Committee | Forest Service finalizes rule weakening environmental review of its projects | Biden to enlist Agriculture, Transportation agencies in climate fight MORE called on Trump to leave the GOP's presidential ticket.

The poll was conducted on Monday and Tuesday, days after the tape was released. It surveyed 500 likely Utah voters and has a margin of error of 4.4 percentage points.

In polls conducted before the tape release, Trump averaged a lead of 13 points in the traditionally red state, according to RealClearPolitics.