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Clinton leads Trump by 2 percent in latest national poll

The 68-year-old former secretary of state has support of 47 per cent of the potential presidential voters.

Published: 02nd June 2016 07:44 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd June 2016 07:44 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

WASHINGTON: Democrat front-runner Hillary Clinton leads her Republican rival Donald Trump by just two per cent in a latest national presidential poll, indicating that the race to the White House is headed for a tight finish.

The 68-year-old former secretary of state has support of 47 per cent of the potential presidential voters.

On the other hand 69-year-old Trump gets 45 per cent, according to SurveyMonkey Election Tracking poll results released today.

In the same poll, last week Clinton had a nine-point advantage.

According to RealClearPolitics, which keeps tracks of all major national polls, Clinton is leading Trump  by just 1.5 percentage points.

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