Clinton leads Trump by eight points: Reuters/Ipsos poll

U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton delivers remarks at a gathering of law enforcement leaders at John Jay College of Criminal Justice in New YorkThe Aug. 14-18 survey showed 42 percent of Americans supported Clinton ahead of the Nov. 8 general election. Clinton has led Trump in the poll throughout most of the 2016 campaign, and has maintained her advantage following last month’s Republican and Democratic conventions. Since late July, support for the former secretary of state has ranged between 41 percent and 44 percent of likely voters, while Trump’s support has varied between 33 percent and 39 percent.

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