More than four in 10 American voters are now saying the 2016 presidential election could be “stolen” from Republican nominee Donald Trump due to widespread voter fraud, according to a new poll.
The new POLITICO/Morning Consult survey, released on Monday, shows that Trump’s mantra about a “rigged” election is having an effect, with 41 percent of voters across the United States think the election could be swiped from him.
And 73 percent of Republican voters think the election could be stolen from the billionaire businessman, while 17 percent of Democrats agree with the prospect of rigging.
The poll was conducted among 1,999 registered voters from October 13 to October 15.
Over the last week, Trump has intensified his criticism of the American electoral system. He called the election process rigged, and said the media is colluding with Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in order to beat him.
On Sunday, Trump again questioned the legitimacy of the…