Polls Show Competitive National, Arizona Races As Election Nears

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 2:15pm
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(Photo by KJZZ intern Olivia Richard)
Supporters of Hillary Clinton and John McCain gather before the final presidential debate in Las Vegas.

With some Democratic heavy hitters like Bernie Sanders and First Lady Michelle Obama in Arizona this week, it’s clear the Hillary Clinton campaign thinks it has a pretty good chance to win here.

Valley-based HighGround Public Affairs firm released the results of a poll earlier this week that has Clinton ahead of Donald Trump, 38.5 percent to 36.5. KJZZ's Here and Now talked about that with Chuck Coughlin, president and CEO of HighGround.

We also spoke with ASU political scientist Rudy Espino about Wednesday night’s third and final presidential debate and broader campaign issues, including the potential impact of Latino voters.