Hillary Clinton is up by a significant margin in another new poll, her third strong poll showing since the Democratic convention ended.
A new NBC News/Survey Monkey poll released Tuesday showed Clinton up 50-42 over Republican nominee Donald Trump.
But NBC analysts added a note of caution. “A strong Democratic convention combined with Trump's troubles over the past few days surrounding his tweets toward the Khan family and comments about Russia produced a very good bounce for Clinton,” they said. “The question is whether the bounce is short lived or represents a more permanent shift in the race.”
The survey was conducted July 25-31. Part of that time, controversy erupted after Khizr Khan, father of a solider killed in Iraq, criticized Trump at the convention. Trump fired back and the feud has dominated political news for days.
Clinton also got a bounce in a four way race that includes Libertarian Gary Johnson and the Green Party’s Jill Stein. Last week, Trump had been up by 2. Now Clinton is up by 4.
Perhaps of most significance to Clinton, she gained voters saying they viewed her favorably. She battled Sen. Bernie Sanders, Ind.-Vt., but her favorability among Democrats and Democratic leaners hit 80 percent in the new poll, up from 74 percent two weeks ago.