US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has taken a 9-percentage point lead over her Republican rival, Donald Trump, in the run-up to the 2016 US presidential race, according to a new Morning Consult poll.
The survey, released on Sunday evening, shows the former secretary of state has 46 percent of the votes as compared to the New York billionaire having only a 37-percent support.
Meanwhile, the poll also found that about 60 percent of voters have an unfavorable view of Trump. Only 36 percent have a favorable view of him.
Regarding Clinton, 55 percent disprove her, and only 42 percent have a favorable view of the Democratic nominee.
According to the survey, voters in military families, however, give preference to Trump over Clinton, 48 percent to 36 percent.
Clinton received 41 percent to Trump’s 33 percent in a four-candidate match-up. In that scenario, Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson earned 9 percent, while Green Party…