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Published: Mon, November 07, 2016
Global Media | By Abel Hampton

Trump, Clinton take different strategies to shore up votes


Former President Bill Clinton campaigned in the state Sunday, with an appearance from President Barack Obama scheduled for Monday. And the Democratic nominee herself will make a swing through the state later Monday in Grand Rapids amid a furious cross-country push in the final hours.

MI is considered a toss-up state in Tuesday's election.

"The numbers there have tightened", Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook told reporters Saturday.

But he also said the campaign's strategy is to rally supporters at the right time in states like Michigan, Pennsylvania, and New Hampshire, none of which feature early voting.

Trump's running mate Mike Pence will campaign in Traverse City Monday.

Clinton and Trump are making their closing arguments to American voters, crisscrossing the United States in hopes of winning over last-minute undecided voters and rallying their bases to turn out enthusiastically on Election Day. She's scheduled to appear at a Grand Rapids get-out-the-vote rally Monday afternoon.

Barack Obama will remain in the White House until January 20 when the election victor will take the oath of office and become the 45th president of the United States.

In a two-way contest without Johnson and Stein, Clinton's advantage over Trump expands to five points, 48 percent to 43 percent.

The Real Clear Politics average of Florida opinion polls found Clinton with a lead of about 1 percentage point, indicating the race there is a virtual tie. Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary.

Sixty eight percent of respondents said they were unhappy with their choices in this election.

The NBC/WSJ poll was conducted November 3-5 of 1,282 likely voters (including more than 600 reached by cell phone), and it has a margin of error of plus-minus 2.7 percentage points. "Trump's most likely electoral map all but requires him to win both these states, in addition to others".

A little more than a week after the news of the Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry into Clinton's emails, the lead Clinton once held has disappeared in these two key states. according to the survey.

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