2016 election

I, Virginia Bergman, pledge not to vote for a male presidential candidate in 2016 just because he's male.

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Hillary Clinton trumps Trump in 2016 match-up

First Lady's official portrait; looking forward to Madam President's official portrait.
 



In addition to leading the field as the nominee for the Democratic Party, Hillary Clinton is trumping Trump and leading the other Republican candidates according to CNN's recent poll of potential 2016 match-ups. Clinton's support among Latinos appears to be a significant factor in these match-ups - someone might suggest to Donald Trump that bigotry is not a winning platform in a diverse electorate.

Here's the story from CNN:

Hillary Clinton leads the Republican presidential field in hypothetical general-election match-ups, with Ben Carson and Marco Rubio running the closest to her, according to a new national MSNBC/Telemundo/Marist poll. 

And with just one exception, the margin of Clinton's lead among Latino voters determines just how competitive each match-up is. 

Clinton's biggest lead is against current GOP frontrunner Donald Trump: She's ahead of him by 11 points among all voters, 52 percent to 41 percent, and a whopping 42 points among Latino voters, 69 percent to 27 percent. 

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