Poll: Clinton leading in five battleground states

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonO'Rourke's rise raises hopes for Texas Dems down ballot Gabbard considering 2020 run: report Claiming 'spousal privilege' to stonewall Congress MORE is leading Republican Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats slide in battle for Senate Trump believes Kushner relationship with Saudi crown prince a liability: report Christine Blasey Ford to be honored by Palo Alto City Council MORE in five battleground states just days before Election Day, a new poll shows.

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Clinton has an edge in Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, according to a Public Policy Polling survey released Friday.

Clinton leads Trump by 2 points in North Carolina, 49 to 47 percent, in the closest of the races.

She also leads by 3 points in Nevada, 4 points in Pennsylvania, 5 points in New Hampshire and 7 points in Wisconsin.

Trump has a 9-point edge in Missouri, the poll found.

The poll also found a split in key Senate races, with Democrats ahead in four races and Republican incumbents leading in two.

Democrat Russ Feingold leads Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonGOP senator seeking information on FBI dealings with Bruce Ohr, former DOJ lawyer Election Countdown: O'Rourke brings in massive M haul | Deal on judges lets senators return to the trail | Hurricane puts Florida candidates in the spotlight | Adelson spending big to save GOP in midterms Senate Homeland chair vents Mueller probe is preventing panel from receiving oversight answers MORE (R-Wis.) by 5 points, the largest margin of the races. 

Democrat Maggie Hassan leads Sen. Kelly AyotteKelly Ann AyotteElection Countdown: O'Rourke brings in massive M haul | Deal on judges lets senators return to the trail | Hurricane puts Florida candidates in the spotlight | Adelson spending big to save GOP in midterms GOP mulls having outside counsel question Kavanaugh, Ford Pallbearers, speakers announced for McCain's DC memorial service and Capitol ceremony MORE (R-N.H.) by 3 points, and Democrat Katie McGinty leads Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) by 2 points, the poll found.

In Nevada, Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto leads Rep. Joe Heck (R) by 3 points in the race to replace retiring Senate Democratic Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidFive takeaways from testy Heller-Rosen debate in Nevada Major overhauls needed to ensure a violent revolution remains fictional Senate heads home to campaign after deal on Trump nominees MORE.

The good news for Republicans came in Missouri and North Carolina. Sen. Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntGOP loads up lame-duck agenda as House control teeters Congress moves to ensure the greater availability of explosives detecting dogs in the US McConnell sets key Kavanaugh vote for Friday MORE (R-Mo.) leads Democrat Jason Kander by 2 points, and Sen. Richard BurrRichard Mauze BurrDems can use subpoena power to reclaim the mantle of populism Collusion judgment looms for key Senate panel The National Trails System is celebrating 50 years today — but what about the next 50 years? MORE (R-N.C.) leads Democrat Deborah Ross by 3 points.

The poll conducted surveys on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. It surveyed 1,083 likely Missouri voters with a margin of error 3 percentage points, 1,169 likely North Carolina voters with a margin of error of 2.9 percentage points, 781 likely New Hampshire voters with a margin of error of 3.5 percentage points, 688 likely Nevada voters with a margin of error of 3.7 percentage points, 1,050 Pennsylvania likely voters with a margin of error of 3.0 percentage points and 891 likely Wisconsin voters with a margin of error 3.3 percentage points.