Clinton Leads by Double Digits in Colorado

Oct 5, 2016

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Hillary Clinton now holds a double-digit lead over Donald Trump in Colorado, according to the most recent polls.

As CBS News reports, the Democratic candidate is leading the GOP’s candidate by 11 points in the Centennial State. Clinton took was the choice of 49 percent of the respondents, compared with 38 percent for Trump. Libertarian Gary Johnson is polling at seven percent, and three percent support Green Party candidate Jill Stein.

Support appears to be solidifying along party lines. Ninety-five percent of Democrats said Clinton is their choice, while 90 percent of Republicans selected Trump. Since July, Clinton has increased her lead among independents by nine percentage points. She also leads among Hispanic, black and Asian voters by a margin of 71 percent to 17 percent.  In the Colorado U.S. Senate race, Democratic incumbent Michael Bennet has an 18-point lead over his opponent, Darryl Glenn.