Donald Trump's downfall in the 2016 election could be educated, white women voters. At least that is how it appears from the results of the most massive poll ever conducted by The Washington Post, which joined forces with SurveyMonkey to reach all 50 states and over 74,000 registered voters online. With individual state sample sizes ranging from 550 to over 5,000, the Post pinpointed where Trump is struggling: He holds what they called "an unprecedented deficit for a Republican among college-educated white voters, especially women."
Overall, Trump is looking pretty comfortable in the upper Midwest with edges in the battleground states of Ohio and Iowa, and is nipping at Clinton's heels in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Michigan. While states like Colorado have shown Clinton with a comfortable lead, a four-way race with Gary Johnson and Jill Stein included has Clinton tied with Trump.
The buzziest news, though, is that Texas — traditionally unbreakable Republican turf — could conceivably go blue, with Clinton leading 46 percent to Trump's 45 percent. By comparison, President Obama lost the state by 16 points in 2012. Again, it is the women shaking things up: Trump limps in with poll numbers below 40 percent among Republican women in the Lone Star State.
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