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    US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is holding a slim two-point lead over his rival Hillary Clinton, according to a new poll.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The US presidential race in the state of Nevada has changed course, with Republican nominee Donald Trump now leading Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, a new poll revealed on Wednesday.

    "The race for Nevada's electoral votes has flipped from two months ago, with Donald Trump now holding a slim two-point lead over Hillary Clinton, whereas Clinton held a four-point lead in July," a summary accompanying the Monmouth University poll stated.

    Trump has the support of 44 percent of likely Nevada voters, compared to 42 percent for Clinton and 8 percent for Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson.

    The poll had a margin of error of 4.9 percentage points.

    Nevada, considered a "battleground state" in the November 8 election, has six votes in the Electoral College, which formally elects US presidents. A candidate needs at least 270 electoral votes to win the presidency.


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