Leaping ahead in the race to the White House, Donald Trump’s lead continues to grow, just days before the GOP convention is expected to officially give him the Republican nomination for President.
Latest Rasmussen Reports survey results: TRUMP 44% / CLINTON 37%
Thirteen percent favor an alternative candidate and six percent are still undecided.
This is the third week in a row Trump has held the lead over Clinton, but this week showed his highest level of support since October and Clinton continuing to lose momentum.
The survey by Rasmussen Reports was conducted on July 12-13, among 1,000 likely voters.
The survey shows Trump is supported by 80% of Republicans and 13% of Democrats.
Clinton is supported by 72% of Democrats and 5% of Republicans.
Among unaffiliated voters, Trump leads by 13 points, and 27% are for an alternative candidate or undecided.
Trump leads among men by 21 points, while Clinton is ahead among women by only 8 points.
A very significant factor is that Trump and Clinton and now tied among younger voters, according toRasmussen Reports. Republicans are ahead among voters 40 and over.
In other issues, 55% of whites and 31% of blacks think there is a war on police in America, and 60% of all voters believe anti-police comments made by politicians are making it more dangerous for police to do their job.