Latest poll shows Missouri's presidential race now too close to call

New polling numbers show Missouri's presidential race is too close to call.

The Monmouth University has Donald Trump up by just a single point over Hillary Clinton. Both candidates do well among their base. Trump holds a 5% point lead among independent voters.

The same poll has Democrat Chris Koster up by 11% points over Republican Eric Greitens. In that race, independents currently support Koster by 49%-37%.

Senator Roy Blunt leads Jason Kander by 5% points. In the polling, Blunt earns a positive job rating from Missouri voters – 45% approve and 35% disapprove.

The Monmouth University Poll was conducted by telephone from August 19-22 with 401 Missouri residents likely to vote in the November election. This sample has a margin of error of +4.9 percent. The poll was conducted by the Monmouth University Polling Institute in West Long Branch, NJ.

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