The Hill is out with a piece on Joe Biden voters in Red states and area’s that WILL quietly cast their voting ballots in the election…
The won’t show up in the polling ion they are out there….
But they could very well supply surprises in the vote counts in the end….
Call them the secret Biden voters.
Political observers say there is a group of voters that has emerged in this cycle: Republicans who have never supported a Democratic candidate — not for the city council, Congress or president — who suddenly find themselves set to vote for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
And they don’t want anyone to know it.
In 2016, some strategists concluded that a number of voters were secretly voting for Donald Trump but were not getting picked up by pollsters.
This year, strategists are wondering about Biden voters in red states and counties who are not waving signs and are keeping their views relatively quiet, but who could help the former vice president not only win states such as Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, but also other states Democrats lost to Trump in 2016, such as Iowa, North Carolina and Georgia, where the vice president visited on Tuesday.
“There is a lot of evidence that they do exist and they’re everywhere,” one Biden ally said.
In Florida, a battleground state crucial to Trump’s reelection bid, there may be some apprehension, at least in some pockets, about publicly declaring support for Biden.
“I’m not coming out and saying it,” one Palm Beach County Republican supporting Biden told The Hill. “But I’m allowing people to connect the dots.”
The voter, who has never supported a Democrat before and lives with another Republican, added that “it’s not that I’m ashamed to vote for Biden. I know I’m doing the right thing. I just don’t want it out there…..