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Hope US creates history by electing first woman Prez: Indian-Americans

Updated: Nov 09, 2016 03:24 IST

New York [USA], Nov. 9 (ANI): As the race to the White House inches closer, an Indian American voter is hoping that the United States will create history by electing Hillary Clinton as the first ever female President of America.

"I think America is going to create history by electing the first lady president," an Indian-American voter told ANI.

While another voter wished that whoever wins, Hillary or Donald Trump, should work towards the progress of the nation.

Another voter said that both Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton enjoy equal popularity with the Indo-American community.

When asked if the Indians are leaning towards Hillary or Trump, Nishiba, a Hillary supporter, said: "Both of them have 50-50 chances with the Indo-American community."

On Monday, Clinton, a former secretary of state and former first lady, held a small 4-percentage-point lead over the GOP presidential nominee, according to a CBS News poll measuring the state of the race before the polls opened.

On Sunday, Clinton led Trump48 percent- 43 percent in a Washington Post/ABC tracking poll, 44 percent - 40 percent in an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll and 45 percent - 42 percent in a Politico/Morning Consult poll. (ANI)