Posted 12 days ago
New public opinion surveys in three crucial general election battlegrounds indicate Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has the edge over President Trump in two of the states and a double-digit lead in the third.
Biden tops the president 50%-45% in Florida among likely voters, according to a high turnout model in a Monmouth University poll released Tuesday. But the former vice president’s advantage over the GOP incumbent in the White House shrinks to 49%-46% among likely voters in a low turnout projection. The Monmouth poll was conducted Sept. 10-13 and has a sampling error of plus or minus 4.7 percentage points.
Biden has a slight 1.6 point edge in Florida, the biggest of the battlegrounds, according to an average of all the latest public opinion surveys in the state compiled by Real Clear Politics. That’s down from a 5-point advantage the former vice president held over the GOP incumbent a month ago.
Four years ago, Trump narrowly edged 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in the state to capture Florida 29 electoral votes, a big boost as he crushed Clinton in the Electoral College count to ... (Read more)