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Trump Pulls Ahead in Polls

Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland on Thursday.

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump appears to be benefiting from a “convention bounce,” pulling ahead of Hillary Clinton in a number of national polls and two high-profile poll aggregators. Here are the most recent four polls listed by RealClearPolitics, all of which were conducted during or after the Republican National Convention:

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Trump also leads Clinton 44.1 percent to 43.9 percent in RCP’s polling average. And he’s pulled ahead in one of FiveThirtyEight’s polling trackers:

FiveThirtyEight’s actual November forecast, however, accounts for the convention bounce effect and still gives Clinton a 58 percent chance of winning. (Update, 10:30 a.m.: The New York Times’ Upshot site’s November forecast is also Clinton-friendly, giving the Democrat a 68 percent chance of winning.)

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