Biden is ahead of trump by votes in three key States, poll
Former Vice-President and most likely Democratic party candidate in the presidential election, Joe Biden is ahead in the votes of incumbent President Donald trump in three key States - Arizona, Florida and Michigan, according to a survey by the firm SSRS, conducted on behalf of CNN.
In the South-Eastern US state of Florida, according to the poll, Biden gets 51% of votes, trump - 46%. Thus in southwestern Arizona Biden can get 49%, and the current us President - 45%. In Michigan, which is located in the heart of the American Great lakes, the gap is already pronounced: Biden may get 52% of the votes, while trump - 40%.
The results of the survey, the channel is formed based on the responses of registered voters. However, if we consider a possible vote of those who said that will likely go to vote this fall, support for both candidates will be about the same, adds the channel.
Channel notes that in 2016, during the US elections, trump won in all three States. In Michigan, the gap was small - a margin of 10.7 thousand votes.
Now, according to the survey, about 60% of respondents in all three States does not approve of trump on the issue of combating coronavirus and racial inequality. In Arizona, 60% of respondents do not approve of the ongoing policy of confrontation COVID-19 in Michigan - 59% and 57% in Florida. While support trump higher if the question relates to the development of the economic sector in Arizona and Florida, 52% of respondents believe that the President is doing with the economy, however, in Michigan the ratio is 47% for and 49% against.
On the question of which candidate will be able to "protect Americans from harm", the voters in Michigan gave 52% of the votes Biden and Trump - 43%. In Arizona the vote is equally divided: 47% each, and Florida, 51% of respondents would vote in favor of trump and 46% for Biden.
The survey was conducted from 18 July to 24 July, on the phone for a random sample. In Arizona were interviewed 1002 adults resident in Florida - 1005 and 1003 adults in Michigan. The statistical margin of error - plus or minus 3.6 percentage points.
The United States presidential election will be held in November.