Hillary Clinton maintained her lead over Donald Trump in the IBD/TIPP presidential tracking poll, but she is ahead by less than a full percentage point — 41.8% to 41.2% — in a four-way matchup. Libertarian Gary Johnson captures 8% of the vote, with Jill Stein down to 2.9%.

Clinton is now up two points in a head-to-head race with Trump — 43.3% to 41.3%.

The poll of 921 likely voters has a margin of error of plus-or-minus 3.3 percentage points. The results are based on a weighted sampling of 329 Democrats, 275 Republicans and 289 people who called themselves either "independents" or "other." The poll results represent a 6-day rolling average.

Previous Days Tracking Results:

 

Oct. 21

Oct. 22

Oct. 23

 Oct. 24

 Oct. 25

Clinton

40%

40%

41%

41%

42%

Trump

41%

42%

43%

41%

41%

Johnson

8%

7%

7%

8%

8%

Stein

4%

4%

3%

4%

3%

Other

2%

2%

2%

2%

2%

Not sure

5%

5%

4%

4%

4%


The Real Clear Politics average has Clinton ahead by 5.4 points in a four-way race, and 5.1 points in a head-to-head matchup.

On the campaign trail, Trump focused on the White House report released this week showing that premiums for the benchmark Silver plan will climb an average 25% for 2017.

In Miami on Tuesday, Trump said that "this election is going to be about ObamaCare." He said that "ObamaCare is just blowing up."

As part of his "Contract with the American voter," Trump has promised to sign an ObamaCare repeal and replace bill within his first 100 days in office.

Meanwhile, the Hill reports that Clinton is outspending Trump on television ads by a 2-to-1 margin in battleground states this week. The Clinton campaign and the Clinton-backing Priorities USA Action super PAC backing are pumping $29.3 million in TV ads in these 15 states, compared with $15.8 million for Trump and outside groups.

And President Obama was campaigning for Clinton in San Diego on Tuesday, calling Trump a "fundamentally unserious person" and saying he is "concerned about the republic" if Trump were to win.

The broader monthly IBD/TIPP poll continues to find widespread dissatisfaction with the direction of the country, with 62% of the public saying it's headed in the wrong direction.

The monthly poll also finds that 52% are dissatisfied with current federal economic policies. More than a third (36%) say the country is in a recession, and only half think the economy is improving. However, the proprietary IBD/TIPP Economic Optimism Index climbed sharply in October to 51.3, from 46.7 in September. An index reading over 50 suggest optimism about the economy.

The poll also found a slight majority — 51% — approve of the job Obama has done as president.

The monthly IBD/TIPP poll is based on results from 934 adults who were interviewed from October 13 to October 20. The margin of error is +/-3.3 percentage points.

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