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New Poll Shows Clinton With 11-Point Lead Over Trump In Pa.

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Hillary Clinton holds a double-digit lead over Donald Trump in Pennsylvania, according to a new poll.

According to a new Franklin & Marshall College Poll of Pennsylvania, Clinton leads Trump 49 percent to 38 percent among likely voters.

Among registered voters, the gap widens to 13 points.

Trump does hold a lead among several subgroups of white voters, including men (45-35) and those with a high school degree or less (53-31).

However, Clinton leads among white women (57-29) and whites with a college degree or higher (58-28).

Among non-white registered voters, Clinton holds a sizeable lead at 78 percent to 9 percent.

Independent voters will play a big role in the upcoming election. Here in Pennsylvania, Clinton leads among Independents 45 percent to 29 percent.

Looking at different regions of the state, Clinton leads in Allegheny County 52 percent to 33 percent. She also leads 83 percent to 7 percent in Philadelphia.

Meanwhile, Trump leads in other parts of the state, including Southwest (59-36), Northwest (50-38) and Central (46-33).

The poll is based on interviews conducted from July 29 to Aug. 1 at the Center for Opinion Research at Franklin & Marshall College on behalf of the Center for Politics and Public Affairs.

According to the poll, the data included in this release represent the responses of 661 Pennsylvania registered voters, including 321 Democrats, 257 Republicans, and 83 Independents.

The sample error for this survey is +/- 4.8 percentage points.

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