For the first time the RealClearPolitics average of Presidential polls shows Trump in the lead by .05%.
According to the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll of 829 registered voters Trump leads by 2%, 46% to 44%. Â Since March Hillary has trended down while Trump’s trends are up. Â Complete poll results here.Â Â The poll also showed both candidates with very high unfavorable ratings, Trump at 60% and Hillary at 53%. Â This makes these two candidates the least popular Presidential candidates since the Washington Post began polling in 1984. Â More on the battle of the negative ratings here, where the Trump and Clinton are very close, with the public viewing them both unfavorably. Â Bernie Sanders does much better with an unfavorable rating of only 38%. Â When asked who is likely to win the election, 50% said Hillary and 40% said Trump. Â In the age breakdown, more younger voters prefer Hillary while older voters (those over 40) prefer Trump.
In the Rasmussen Poll earlier in the week Trump’s lead was even greater, Trump at 42%, Hillary at 37%.
Looking at the polling, if Democrats really want to win the Presidency they need to ditch Hillary and feel the Bern with Sanders. Â Sanders beats Trump in every poll since the end of December by an average of 10.5%. Sanders has out raised Clinton for the last 4 months in a row. Â If Clinton begins to lose Super Delegates support, she will lose the nomination.