ATLANTA -- With 14 weeks until election day, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds a narrow lead over Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in Georgia, according to a new SurveyUSA poll conducted for 11Alive.
The survey shows Trump with 46 percent of the vote in the state; Clinton has 42 percent. Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson has 5 percent of the vote and Green Party candidate Jill Stein has 2 percent.
In the race for U.S. Senate, incumbent Republican Johnny Isakson leads Democratic challenger Jim Barksdale, 48 percent to 39 percent. Libertarian Allen Buckley has 5 percent and 8 percent of likely voters are undecided. Of Trump supporters, just 2 percent crossover in the Senate contest and vote Democratic, the survey says. Of Clinton supports, only 6 percent crossover and vote Republican.
Presidential race breakdown
Among white voters, Trump has a 2 to 1 lead. The GOP candidate also holds nearly the same lead among senior voters.
Clinton leads by 66 points among African-American voters, who comprise about 29 percent of likely voters.
Trump holds a 9 point lead among men, while Clinton holds a 2 point lead among women.
Clinton actually trails among rural women by 31 points.
Trump and Clinton are tied at 44 percent each in suburban Georgia. Breaking it down, Trump leads by 12 points among suburban men; Clinton leads by 11 points among suburban women. Trump leads in military households by 16 points, in evangelical households by 27 points. Among Georgia Democrats, Trump gets 1% of the vote. Among Georgia Republicans, Clinton gets 6%. Moderates break for Clinton by 12 points. Independents break for Trump by 12 points.
* Among Trump supporters, 60% say they are voting "for Trump," 38% say they are voting "against Clinton."
* Among Trump supporters, 69% say they vote for Trump enthusiastically. 29% say they vote for Trump with reservations.
* Among Trump supporters, 79% say race relations in the past 8 years have gotten worse; just 5% say relations have gotten better.
* Among Clinton supporters, 68% say they are voting "for Clinton," 26% say they are voting "against Trump."
* Among Clinton supporters, 69% say they vote for Clinton enthusiastically. 28% say they vote for Clinton with reservations.
* Among Johnson supporters, 66% are voting "for Johnson," 17% are voting "against Trump," 17% are voting "against Clinton."
* Trump is viewed unfavorably by 52% of likely voters (40% "extremely unfavorable," 12% unfavorable).
* Trump is viewed favorably by 45% of likely voters (21% "extremely favorable," 24% favorable).
* Clinton is viewed unfavorably by 57% of likely voters (46% "extremely unfavorable," 11% unfavorable).
* Clinton is viewed favorably by 40% of likely voters (20% "extremely favorable," 20% favorable).
* By contrast, President Barack Obama is viewed unfavorably by 50% of likely voters (38% "extremely unfavorable," 12% unfavorable).
* Obama is viewed favorably by 48% (31% "extremely favorable," 17% favorable).
Trump voters say undocumented immigrants should be deported by a 12:1 margin; Clinton voters say they should be allowed to stay by a 5:2 margin.
Voters who say the economy is the most important issue in 2016 back Clinton by 17 points. Voters who say terrorism is the most important issue in 2016 back Trump by 24 points.
Survey notes: SurveyUSA interviewed 800 Georgia adults between July 29 and July 31. All interviews were conducted after the conclusion of the Democratic National Convention. Of the adults interviewed, 711 were registered to vote in Georgia. Of the registered voters, 628 were determined by SurveyUSA to be likely to vote in the 11/08/16 general election. This research was conducted using blended sample, mixed mode. Respondents reachable on a home telephone (65% of registered voters) were interviewed on their home telephone in the recorded voice of a professional announcer. Respondents not reachable on a home telephone (35% of registered voters) were shown a questionnaire on the screen of their smartphone, tablet or other electronic device.