Trump vs. Clinton: Polls show candidates’ gap widening nationally
By definition polls are a snapshot in time. And, as this election continues to etch its mark into the presidential history books, recent polls are indicating a shift among American voters.
And they're leaning toward her.
Hillary Clinton's national lead grows
Hillary Clinton has seen a notable bump in the polls recently, some by as much as 14 points over Donald Trump.
A Rasmussen poll, also released Wednesday, shows Clinton with a four-point lead over Trump. An Atlantic/PRRI poll released Tuesday found Clinton ahead by 11 points. An NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll on Monday showed the former secretary of state up by 14 points over the real estate tycoon.
How the #TrumpTapes are affecting the polls
What's important to note is that these polls were all conducted after a video leaked showing Trump talking about women in a crude manner back in 2005.
Nate Silver, editor-in-chief of FiveThirtyEight, noticed a trend among women vs. men, specifically in the Atlantic/PRII poll that indicates women are increasingly against Trump.
"It seems fair to say that, if Trump loses the election, it will be because women voted against him," Silver wrote.