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Clinton, Trump Virtually Tied as GOP Convention Kicks Off: Poll



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    Democrat Hillary Clinton (L) and Republican Donald Trump.

    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are virtually tied in the polls as the Republican National Convention kicks off, according to a new NBC News|SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll.

    Clinton has 46 percent support and Trump 45 percent, according to the survey of 9,436 adults who say they are registered to vote.

    In a four-way general election scenario, Clinton has the backing of 39 percent, Trump 40 percent, Libertarian Gary Johnson 10 percent, and Green Party candidate Jill Stein 5 percent.

    Half of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters think the GOP is divided now, but will unite by November. But nearly four in 10 think the party will still be divided in November.

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    The poll was conducted online from July 11 to July 17 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 1.4 percentage points.