Poll shows Clinton's lead in Va. edge up after debate

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- A new poll out Monday morning has Hillary Clinton slightly increasing her lead over Donald Trump in Virginia.

It's the first poll from the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University, following last week's presidential debate.

Clinton is up to 42 percent, compared to 39 percent from September.

The Republican candidate also had an uptick. Trump is now at 35 percent, compared to 33 percent last month.

Overall, Clinton has a 7-point advantage in this latest poll (42-35).

One of the findings in the new poll is Millennial voters are moving away from the Libertarian and other third-party tickets and shifting toward Clinton.  Among voters ages 18-34, Clinton has increased her support from 34 percent to 41 percent. 

The survey was conducted Sept. 27-30 among 892 likely Virginia voters, with an overall margin of error of +/- 3.7 percent. 

Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University October 3rd poll


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