Post-convention F&M poll bad news for Trump in Pennsylvania


A new poll spells trouble for Donald Trump in Pennsylvania. 

Poll director Terry Madonna says the first post-convention Franklin and Marshal College survey shows Donald Trump losing ground in Pennsylvania.


“Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump 49 percent to 38 percent among likely voters,” Madonna said.  “That by the way is consistent with other national polls that show a Clinton surge after her convention.”

Madonna says the Democratic candidate is dominating in Philadelphia, and winning in the suburbs too.

“Bucks, Chester, Mongomery and Delware counties — she has a commanding 60 to 20 percent lead over Donald Trump,” he said

Third party candidates are winning about 10 percent of the vote combined in Pennsylvania.  

The convention bump for Clinton has also helped Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Katie McGinty.  Madonna says she has jumped ahead of incumbent Republican Pat Toomey by one percentage point. 

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