A national YouGov poll for Yahoo News shows that the Democrat’s lead over the president has widened to 11 points. And he is also ahead in key states for the November 3 elections.
With only two weeks to go before the elections in the United States, polls and poll averages They point to a setback for the president, Donald Trump, and extend the lead of Democratic candidate Joe Biden in several states.
The average number of polls carried out by the CNN television network about 10 states that appear as crucial in the presidential election shows today a very close dispute between Biden and Trump in seven of themThe Democratic candidate is leading the other three, all of whom voted for Trump in 2016.
In Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin the averages indicate that Biden has not only the support of a majority of potential voters, but also a substantial advantage over the Republican candidate, who is seeking reelection.
A nationwide poll of potential voters, conducted Oct. 16-18 by YouGov for Yahoo News, shows that Biden’s lead over Trump has been expanded to 11 percentage points, with 51% of respondents ready to vote for the former Democratic vice president.
Biden’s lead in this poll has widened by three percentage points from the previous week.
“President has fought to regain ground in the last three weeks after a frowned upon performance in the first debate (with Biden), and a covid-19 outbreak that sent him to the hospital and infected several people in the White House, “said Yahoo!
“The main reason why Trump seems to have lost more points in recent days is that coronavirus cases continue to rise as the end of the campaign approaches,” he added.
The average of surveys that RealClearPolitics produces today shows Biden with the support of the 51.1% of potential voters versus 42.5% para Trump.
If the elections took place today, according to RealClearPolitics, the Democratic candidate would surely win 216 delegates to the Electoral College, while Trump would obtain 125. To win the presidential election, 270 votes in the Electoral College are needed.
The fivethirtyeight.com platform, which makes its own survey average, indicates today that the 53.6% of potential voters disapprove of the management of President Trump, while 43.7% approve it.
Throughout his tenure in the White House since January 2017, Trump has never exceeded, in this analysis, 45% approval.
The platform 270towin.com shows that, if the elections happened this week, Biden would have secured 290 votes in the Electoral CollegeWhile Trump has the firm support of states that would give him 163 delegates, and there are around 85 delegates across the country who correspond to states where the bid is still tight.