PHILADELPHIA (CBSNewYork) — The race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump nationwide remains tied heading into the Democratic National Convention, according to a new CBS News poll out Monday.
The poll was conducted after the Republican convention and after Clinton’s announcement of Tim Kaine as her running mate.
It found Trump received a small bump after the GOP convention, pushing him up to 42 percent compared to 40 percent just over a week ago.
But after choosing Kaine as her running mate Friday, Clinton also edged up to 42 percent.
Trump’s standing after his convention is a bit better than Mitt Romney, who received no bump four years ago, according to the poll.
When voters who are undecided when initially asked their vote preference, but lean toward a candidate, are included, Trump leads by 1 point.
The race remains the same when the Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson is added.
Most registered voters say they have made up their minds about who to support with 94 percent of Clinton voters saying their choice is set and 90 percent of Trump voters saying their minds are made up about him.
The CBS News poll was conducted by telephone July 22-24, 2016 among a random sample of 1,363 adults nationwide, including 1,118 registered voters.
The error due to sampling for results based on the entire sample could be plus or minus three percentage points. The margin of error for the sample of registered voters is four points. The error for subgroups may be higher and is available by request. The margin of error includes the effects of standard weighting procedures which enlarge sampling error slightly.