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Hillary Clinton inches ahead of Donald Trump in latest election polls

WATCH ABOVE: A new CBS news, New York Times poll shows Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump by three points nationally. That is down from nine points a couple of weeks ago. 

Hillary Clinton has regained a slight edge over Donald Trump in two of the latest election polls.

The Democratic presidential candidate has a two percentage point lead over Trump, according to the latest Washington Post/ABC tracking poll. The new poll shows Clinton standing at 47 per cent support, compared to Trump’s 45 per cent, among likely voters.

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The poll, conducted between Oct. 29 and Nov. 1, surveyed 1,767 likely voters and had a margin of error of plus or minus three percentage points.

On Tuesday, the Washington Post/ABC tracking poll showed Trump leading by one percentage point.

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In that poll, Clinton had fewer “very enthusiastic” supporters – 53 per cent for Trump, compared to 45 per cent for Clinton.

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ABC noted that enthusiasm for Clinton dropped over the weekend after FBI Director James Comey alerted Congress that the FBI has obtained new material regarding Clinton’s use of a private email server when she served as secretary of state.

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But the drop in enthusiasm recorded by the Washington Post/ABC poll was short-lived – Clinton’s share of “very enthusiastic” rebounded six percentage points in this latest poll, while Trump’s support held at 53 per cent.

Meanwhile, a New York Times/CBS poll of 1,333 registered voters found Clinton ahead by three percentage points.

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