New poll: Clinton holds 2 point lead over Trump

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Hillary Clinton holds a slight national lead over Donald Trump, according to a new poll released Wednesday.

A new Quinnipiac University survey shows that Clinton leads Trump by two points nationally. Clinton keeps her slim lead when the poll factors in the third-party candidates. Clinton receives 39 percent support to Trump’s 37 percent. Gary Johnson, the Libertarian presidential candidate,  receives eight percent support and Green Party candidate Jill Stein takes four precent.

The Quinnipiac poll shows that 58 percent believe Trump would not be a good president, while 35 percent say he would. 53 percent believe Clinton would not be a good president, while 43 precent said she would.

The Quinnipiac poll was conducted with a sampling of 1,610 registered voters from June 21-27 and has a 2.4 percent margin of error.

Clinton leads Trump by roughly six points according to the latest RealClearPolitics average of polls.