THAT is a crucial boost for Joe Biden’s lead against Trump going into the final month before the vote…
While we all thought the race would be tightening?
That does not appear to be the case in the national polling although some state polls do show a closer race….
Biden still leads in the swing states that Trump was able squeak by with….
Former Vice President Joe Biden continues to lead President Trump in the 2020 presidential election nationally by a substantial margin, according to the latest NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll.
Biden leads Trump by 9 points, 52% to 43%, among likely voters, the survey finds. This is the first time this election cycle the poll has screened for likely voters — this narrower group is the most likely to actually cast a ballot, compared to the larger group of people who are registered to vote.
There isn’t much change from registered voters, however. Among them, Biden leads Trump, 52% to 42%. That’s mostly unchanged from last month in the survey taken just before the party conventions began, a reflection of how remarkably consistent this race has been in national polling. Of course, the election will be determined in key states that make up the Electoral Collegerather than in a national popular vote.
When third-party candidates are included, it remains about the same….
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