Clinton leads Trump by five points nationally

Hillary Clinton’s lead over Donald Trump has narrowed to single digits, according to a new national poll.

Clinton leads Trump by five points, 45.6 to 40.4 percent, in the USA Today/Suffolk University poll released Monday. Clinton led Trump by double digits, 50 to 39 percent, in the same poll two months ago.

Fifty-three percent have an unfavorable opinion of Clinton, 60 percent have an unfavorable opinion of Trump, and roughly 20 percent have a negative opinion of both candidates.

Sixty-one percent of likely voters feel “alarmed” about the election, while 23 percent are “excited” and another nine percent say they are “bored.”

A RealClearPolitics average of general election polls shows Clinton leads Trump by 4.5 points, 44.8 to 40.3.

The USA Today/Suffolk University poll of 1,000 likely voters was conducted from June 26 to June 29 and has a margin of error of 3 percentage points.

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