In the latest Fox News Poll presumptive Democrat nominee, Hillary Clinton, tops presumptive Republican nominee by three percentage points. Clinton is ahead of Trump 42-39 in a hypothetical head-to-head match-up. According to Fox:
Clinton’s edge over Trump is due to a six-point drop in support for him rather than an increase for her. Trump was up by 45-42 percent three weeks ago (May 14-17, 2016). Since then, he lost three points among self-identified Republicans and 11 points among independents.
The Real Clear Politics Average has Clinton beating Trump by 3.8% and has topped the Republican candidate 7 times in the last 8 polls.
|RCP Average||5/13 – 6/8||—||—||44.1||40.3||Clinton +3.8|
|FOX News||6/5 – 6/8||1004 RV||3.0||42||39||Clinton +3|
|Rasmussen Reports||6/6 – 6/7||1000 LV||3.0||42||38||Clinton +4|
|Reuters/Ipsos||6/4 – 6/8||1440 RV||2.9||42||34||Clinton +8|
|IBD/TIPP||5/31 – 6/5||850 RV||3.3||45||40||Clinton +5|
|Quinnipiac||5/24 – 5/30||1561 RV||2.5||45||41||Clinton +4|
|ABC News/Wash Post||5/16 – 5/19||829 RV||3.5||44||46||Trump +2|
|NBC News/Wall St. Jrnl||5/15 – 5/19||1000 RV||3.1||46||43||Clinton +3|
|CBS News/NY Times||5/13 – 5/17||1109 RV||3.0||47||41||Clinton +6|
While most of the polls remain in the Margin of Error, Clinton appears to have momentum following securing the delegates to become the Democratic Party Nominee for the 2016 presidential election in November.