Donald Trump Beats Hillary Clinton in Presidential Election Matchup According to New Poll

The Wrap | By Itay Hod

GOP frontrunner also tops Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders and Vice President Joe Biden

Donald Trump may have a good reason to smile this weekend.

A new poll by SurveyUSA shows the GOP frontrunner leads Democrat contender Hillary Clinton in a head-to-head matchup if the presidential election was held today.

Among the 1,000 adults polled, Trump won 45 percent to Clinton’s 40 percent with 16 percent of respondents “undecided.”

Trump also beats out Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders by 44 percent to 40 percent and Vice President Joe Biden by 44 percent to 42 percent.

When asked who they thought would be the major party nominees, 44 percent of voters thought Clinton would end up the Democratic Party nominee, while only 30 percent thought Trump would win the GOP nomination.

This marks a big turnaround in the polls for Trump.

A recent CNN/ORC poll showed Clinton ahead of the real estate mogul by 6 points.

Another poll out earlier this week found that the only Republican beating Trump in a head-to-head primary matchup is Ben Carson.

Source: The Wrap