Oct 31, 2016 6:00 AM
Clinton 46%, Trump 40%, in NH in new NH1 News Poll of Polls; Senate & Governor races close
NH1 News Political Director
CONCORD – With one week to go until Election Day, a new NH1 News Poll of Polls indicates a close contest between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump for New Hampshire’s four crucial electoral votes.
The poll of polls also suggests that the state’s blockbuster U.S. Senate showdown between Republican incumbent Kelly Ayotte and her Democratic challenger Gov. Maggie Hassan remains deadlocked, and that the race to succeed Hassan as governor remains a margin of error face-off between Democrat Colin Van Ostern and fellow executive councilor and Republican Chris Sununu.
According to the NH1 News, 46% of likely voters in the battleground state of New Hampshire support the Democratic nominee, with 40% backing the GOP nominee. Libertarian candidate and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson’s at 7%, with the Green Party’s Dr. Jill Stein at 2%.
The poll of polls was compiled and released on Tuesday morning. The survey’s included in the new average are the University of New Hampshire poll for WMUR (Oct. 26-30), Emerson College (Oct. 23-26), Monmouth University (Oct. 22-25), and the Marist College poll for NBC News and the Wall Street Journal (Oct. 20-24).
In the race for the U.S. Senate, Ayotte stands at 47%, with Hassan at 46%, among likely voters.
And in the contest for the Corner Office, Van Ostern stands at 46%, with Sununu at 43%.