Clinton up by 4 points in final NBC/WSJ poll

Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonRepublican Ohio Senate candidate slams JD Vance over previous Trump comments Budowsky: Why GOP donors flock to Manchin and Sinema Countering the ongoing Republican delusion MORE leads Donald TrumpDonald TrumpHillicon Valley — State Dept. employees targets of spyware Ohio Republican Party meeting ends abruptly over anti-DeWine protesters Jan. 6 panel faces new test as first witness pleads the Fifth MORE in a four-way matchup by 4 points in the final NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released several days before the presidential election.


Clinton has 44 percent support, compared to Trump’s 40 percent in the national poll released Sunday morning. 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 6 percent, and the Green Party’s Jill Stein has 2 percent.

Clinton, the Democratic nominee, has a 5-point lead over Trump, the Republican nominee, in a two-way race, 48 to 43 percent.

Clinton had an 11-point lead over Trump in the same poll conducted in mid-October. 

Pollsters found Trump gaining support from voters within his own party, which has brought him on par with Clinton's support among Democrats. 

In a four-way matchup, 82 percent of likely Republican voters support Trump while 82 percent of likely Democratic voters back Clinton. 

Clinton had a narrow, 2-point edge among independent voters. 

Trump still struggles among college-educated, white voters, a bloc that 2012 GOP nominee Mitt Romney won by 14 percentage points. 

Clinton leads among white voters with a four-year college degree by 7 points, 47 to 40 percent in a two-way matchup. 

Among white women with a college degree, Clinton leads Trump by 18 percentage points. 

However, Trump continues to lead Clinton among white voters without college degrees, 57 to 25 percent. 

The poll, conducted Nov. 3–5, has a margin of error of 2.7 points.

Clinton leads Trump by 1.4 percentage points, according to the RealClearPolitics average of national polls.

--This report was updated at 11:44 a.m.