Democrats have been trying to relitigate the 2016 presidential election ever since President Donald Trump declared his victory in the early morning hours of November 9, 2016 — and according to a new poll, if they could hold a do-over right now, they might get their way.
NEW POLL: Clinton would beat Trump in landslide in 2016 re-run https://t.co/xJj9ETOv4i pic.twitter.com/xjUUUNRLHf
— The Hill (@thehill) September 22, 2018
The survey, conducted by Hill.TV and HarrisX polling, found that if the election were held again today, Clinton likely would at least win the popular vote by a wider margin than she did in 2016. 44 percent of those surveyed said they would vote for Clinton, while 36 percent said that they would vote for Trump.
A combined nine percent said they would vote for Libertarian Gary Johnson, the Green Party’s Jill Stein, or some other candidate — but when presented with a binary choice between Clinton and Trump, 50 percent said they’d vote Clinton and 41 percent would vote Trump.
When actual votes were cast on November 8, Clinton won the popular vote with a margin of just over two percent.
But given the fact that polls poorly predicted that Clinton would also win the Electoral College, there are a few who hope the Clinton camp takes this new poll seriously.
Wow. I hope Democrats don’t see this poll and run Hillary again! She would be certain to win and can you imagine Trump fans losing to Hillary? They would be so angry! Yep, Hillary is a sure winner who Democrats should definitely run again. #briarpatch https://t.co/4xIkJxdMZk
— John Hawkins (@johnhawkinsrwn) September 22, 2018
Hey @TheDemocrats BELIEVE THIS POLL *uses mind powers* RUN HILLARY AGAIN… https://t.co/5mDFVVXOIY
— Chris Loesch (@ChrisLoesch) September 22, 2018
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