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Donald Trump received a round of good polling news on Wednesday, as a Fox News poll showed the Republican presidential nominee trailing Democrat Hillary Clinton among likely voters by just 3 percentage points.
The survey capped a day of wild fluctuations in national polls, as another snapshot of the race found Clinton with a double-digit lead among likely voters.
Fox News polls from earlier this month showed Clinton with 7- and 6-point leads, suggesting Trump is narrowing the deficit in the final weeks before Election Day. The latest poll was the first conducted by Fox News since the third presidential debate last week.
Clinton’s lead in the poll rose slightly to 5 points in a head-to-head race against Trump without third-party candidates.
The poll also suggests a surge in support for Trump among independents – he held a 14-point lead among that demographic, up from 7 points last week. Trump and Clinton were tied in the category two weeks ago, according to Fox News.
The poll’s margin of error is 2.5 percentage points.
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Clinton maintains a 5.6-point lead in the RealClearPolitics average of recent polls.