Election HQ Poll: Trump Has 2-Point Lead in Florida
Donald Trump has a two-point lead over Hillary Clinton in the critical battleground state of Florida, according to a new Bloomberg poll.
The Republican presidential nominee has 45 percent to Democrat Hillary Clinton’s 43 percent among likely voters when third-party candidates Gary Johnson and Jill Stein are included.
In a head-to-head matchup, Trump has 46 percent to Clinton’s 45 percent.
Trump's showing in this poll is stronger than other recent surveys, which have showed The Sunshine State as a toss-up or leaning slightly to Clinton.
Watch RealClearPolitics co-founder Tom Bevan react to the poll above.
For his part, Donald Trump has expressed confidence that he will "win big" in Florida.
In a phone interview with Bill Hemmer and Martha MacCallum yesterday, Trump said the polling places in Florida are "packed" with his supporters and the crowds for early voting are unprecedented.
"They're all wearing Trump hats, buttons [and] shirts. So I think that's generally good news, but you never know," Trump said. "I think we're doing really well all over. People want change."
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