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New Monmouth University poll on Utah coming later today. Who will lead?

Republican presidential candidate DonaldTrump speaks during a campaign rally at Bayfront Park Amphitheater, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
Republican presidential candidate DonaldTrump speaks during a campaign rally at Bayfront Park Amphitheater, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2016, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
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A new Utah poll is coming later today courtesy of Monmouth University.

The New Jersey university’s polling institute tweeted that it will release a Utah poll later today. The poll will also be the school’s last state poll of the 2016 race.

We reached out to the Monmouth Polling Institute's director Patrick Murray for a release time, but our calls were not immediately returned.

The last Monmouth poll on Utah found Donald Trump leading the state with 34 percent of the vote. Hillary Clinton (28 percent) and Independent candidate Evan McMullin (20 percent) were well behind the GOP presidential candidate.

Eyes are on this poll to see if McMullin — who has a shot at winning Utah, according to national media outlets — can climb in the charts. He’s made his way around Utah over the last few weeks, speaking at the University of Utah just yesterday, in hopes of winning the state.

A McMullin victory in Utah could potentially stop Trump from winning the White House, as McMullin looks to take conservative voters away from the Republican Party’s nominee, according to Politico. He could also potentially create a deadlock between Clinton and Trump, forcing the race to go to the House of Representatives.

The new poll for the Beehive State comes just hours after the university released a results of a poll in the battleground state of Pennsylvania, where Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump, 48 to 44 percent.

Herb Scribner is a writer for Deseret Digital Media.