New Quinnipiac poll has Trump five points ahead of Clinton in Ohio

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump points towards guests during an campaign event with employees at Trump National Doral, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016, in Miami. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

HAMDEN, CT (WCMH)–Donald Trump is moving ahead of Hillary Clinton in Ohio, according to the latest Quinnipiac University Poll released Tuesday.

The poll has Trump up 46 percent to Clinton’s 41 percent, with libertarian Gary Johnson getting 5 percent of the vote. Clinton and Trump tied at 45 percent on Oct. 17.

Given the choice of only Clinton or Trump, 47 percent of Ohioans chose Trump and 44 percent chose Clinton.

Early voters back Clinton 58-32 percent, the poll found. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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