Hillary Clinton leads Trump by 7 points in new post-convention poll

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leads her Republican rival by seven points in a new CBS News poll conducted after the convention.

Clinton receives 46 percent support among voters nationwide while Trump has 39 percent support according to the poll. Last week’s poll showed Trump and Clinton tied with 42 percent support following the Republican National Convention.

Clinton’s four point post-convention bounce is similar to those President Obama received in 2012 and 2008 but is not as high as the bounce her husband received in 1992.

When Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson is included in the poll, Clinton maintains her lead over Trump.

The poll found that 90 percent of Clinton and Trump supporters say their minds are made up about their candidate.

Clinton now has more 80 percent support of Democrats and 73 percent of Sanders supporters say they plan to vote for her in November.

The poll was conducted July 29-31 among 1,393 adults and has a margin of error of three points.

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