WSB TV released the results of a poll conducted of 500 likely Georgia voters that has Republican Donald Trump leading Democrat Hillary Clinton by 1.2 percentage points, well within the margin of error of 4%. Trump has 45.5%, Clinton has 44.2% Libertarian Gary Johnson has 5.2%, and the Green Party’s Jill Stein has 2.5%. 2.6% are undecided.
Clinton is most popular with voters between 18 and 39 years old, at 46.8%. That demographic is also the biggest supporters of Johnson, at 10.6%. Trump has the largest percentage of support from voters 65 and older, at 53.3%. Among independents, Clinton and Trump are each within the margin of error. Trump leads slightly, 36.% to 35.63%. Johnson has the support of 11.5% of independents.
What do these numbers mean? Is Georgia now a battleground state? Will the results change after this week’s Democratic convention? Tell us in the comments.