PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pennsylvania is leaning blue according to the latest Monmouth University poll.
The poll shows presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is leading Donald Trump by 8 points in the Keystone State.
Among likely voters 48% currently support Clinton and 40% back Trump. Another 6% intend to vote for Libertarian Gary Johnson and 1% back Jill Stein.
Among black, Hispanic, and Asian Voters, Hillary Clinton holds the lead 90% to Trump’s 5%.
Clinton is doing particularly well in the southeastern corner of the state, leading Trump 62% to 29%.
“It looks like Clinton’s got a friend in Pennsylvania, particularly in the Philly suburbs,” said Patrick Murray, director of the independent Monmouth University Polling Institute.
The same poll also shows that Pennsylvania may pick up a Democratic Senate seat as well.
Challenger Katie McGinty is leading GOP incumbent Pat Toomey 45% to 41%.