Hillary gets a boost after Democratic convention
HILLARY Clinton got a support bounce of four to seven percentage points after the Democratic National Convention and now holds a substantial lead over Donald Trump in the White House race, polls released on August 1 showed.
Ms Clinton’s advantage over the Republican candidate Mr Trump is 46 percent to 39pc, according to the CBS News poll.
After the Republican convention, Mr Trump got a two-point bump and the race was tied, CBS said.
A CNN-ORC poll had Ms Clinton, the former secretary of state, commanding an even larger lead of nine points, 52-43, in the aftermath of the Democratic confab in Philadelphia.
That poll had Mr Trump ahead 4845 following the Republican convention in Cleveland.
Ms Clinton also came out stronger in terms of the share of Americans who think her policies will move the country in the right direction, rising from 43pc of respondents before either convention to 48pc today. –