Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the mirror

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in the mirror

Look at the Real Clear Politics averages for the Republicans and for the Democrats.

Clinton and Trump lead, but both have begun a downward trend. Clinton’s has been gradual until recently. Trump’s has been a rapid up and now a decline. Two of the Super PACs in the GOP race reached out to me Tuesday to tell me that their internal polling shows Trump beginning a decline on Friday that was maintained over the weekend into Monday.

But here is what everyone is missing in the polling analysis. Clinton is the front runner within the Democratic Party. She is at 55% in the polling average and leads her nearest rival by 35.6%.

On the Republican side, Trump is at 22.5% and leads by 10.7%, but all the other candidates combined get 58.6% of the vote. What’s more, delve into the polling and you get greater than 50% of the GOP saying they would never vote for Trump.

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