Donald Trump surges to leads over Hillary Clinton in 3 of his must-win battleground states

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Donald Trump topped Hillary Clinton in a slew of FOX News battleground state polls released on Wednesday, carrying a lead over his Democratic opponent in Nevada, North Carolina, and Ohio.

The polls were conducted in the three states, which are widely considered to crucial to a Trump victory, from Sunday until Tuesday evening.

In Nevada, Trump held a 3-point lead over Clinton among likely voters in a three-way race that included Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson.

The Republican presidential candidate captured 43% of support in the Silver State, compared to Clinton's 40% and Johnson's 8%. The remaining 4% of Nevada voters were undecided.

In North Carolina, Trump was up by 5 points, leading Clinton by 45% to 40%. Johnson walked away with 6% of support in the Tar Heel State.

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And in Ohio, Trump also found favorable results. The real-estate tycoon had a 5-point lead over Clinton, earning 42% of support compared to her 37% in a four-way poll that included Johnson and Green Party candidate Jill Stein.

Each of the three Fox News polls had a margin of error of 3.5 percentage points.

Those surveys came the same day other polling firms released results from New Hampshire and Wisconsin that found less favorable results for the real-estate magnate.

In the Granite State, Clinton edged out Trump 47% to 38% among registered voters, according to a Monmouth University poll. It had a margin of error of 4.9 percentage points.

Clinton had less of a lead, however, in Wisconsin, a state that has voted Democratic in every presidential election since 1984. Marquette Law School's Wednesday poll found she was only beating Trump by 43% to 38% among surveyed registered voters. That poll had a margin of error of 4.8 percentage points.

Nationwide, Clinton held a significant lead over Trump in a Wednesday poll from NBC News and the Wall Street Journal, having a 6-point advantage over him in a four-way race.

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The polls come with only days to go until the first presidential debate. Clinton and Trump are set to square off on Monday at Hofstra University in New York.

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump supporters drive past the U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton motorcade as she leaves a fundraiser event in Orlando, U.S. September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
Supporters watch Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's motorcade arrive for a rally with supporters at High Point University in High Point, North Carolina, U.S. September 20, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst
A girl gestures towards Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump as his motorcade departed a campaign visit to the Little Haiti neighborhood in Miami, Florida, U.S., September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
A resident gives the thumbs down as the motorcade carrying Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump passes through the City of Flint, Michigan, U.S., September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's supporters stand by the roadside as Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's motorcade leaves a fundraising event in Orlando, U.S. September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
A staff van in Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's motorcade is labeled "Deplorables" as he tours the Staub Manufacturing plant in Dayton, Ohio, U.S. September 21, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
Protestors hold signs as they stand by the road as Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's motorcade arrives outside a campaign rally in Miami, Florida, U.S., September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
A truck advertising Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is seen from a press bus as it passes Trump's motorcade during a campaign stop in Flint, Michigan, U.S., September 14, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
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