It keeps coming out this way in the national polls 160 days out from the election….
Oh, and Trump is trailing Biden in the swing states also…
The latest Firehouse Strategies-0ptimus poll finds Biden with 54 percent support from respondents and Trump with 43 percent. That’s a 3 point gain for Biden over the same poll in March when he led 51 to 43.
A Quinnipiac University survey released last week also found Biden ahead by 11 points but most recent national surveys show a closer race. Biden leads Trump by 5.5 points in the RealClearPolitics average.
The Firehouse-Optimus poll also found that a sampling of the nation’s governors has a 72 percent approval rating for their handling of the coronavirus, well ahead of Trump at 48 percent and Congress at 47 percent.
“Governors have consistently held the highest approval ratings throughout the past few months while Trump and Congress remain neck and neck,” said Scott Tranter, founder of 0ptimus.
The new poll also found that the economy surpassing health care as the top concern for voters…
A new Highground survey in Arizona finds Joe Biden leading Donald Trump in the presidential race, 47% to 45%.
“The dead heat is even more impressive in context of how the voters view the President’s handling of the corona virus. More than 38% rated his performance as failing with another 10% rating it as poor.”
The same survey shows Mark Kelly (D) crushing Sen. Martha McSally (R) in the U.S. Senate race, 51% to 41%….
Good Five Thirty Eight piece