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CNU poll finds Clinton’s lead shrinks in Virginia

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Posted at 9:27 AM, Oct 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-10-29 09:28:19-04

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Donald Trump is cutting into Hillary Clinton’s lead in Virginia, according to a new poll from Christopher Newport University.

The survey shows Clinton leading 46-39 percent, but Republican voters are starting to solidify behind Trump.

The new numbers are a big change from a previous poll released by Christopher Newport University’s Wason Center for Public Policy that showed Clinton with a 15 point lead.

The survey finds that Trump has a strong lead among white voters overall, 52-32 percent, and has an eight point advantage in military households.

According to the poll, millennials strongly favor Clinton and she has a significant advantage in northern Virginia.