Choice in America: Biden's lead before Trump shrinks significantly

Less than three months before the election in America has caught up to President Donald Trump, according to a new survey. The advantage of his rival of the Demo

Choice in America: Biden's lead before Trump shrinks significantly

Less than three months before the election in America has caught up to President Donald Trump, according to a new survey. The advantage of his rival of the Democrats, Joe Biden, had shrunk considerably since June, said the TV channel CNN on Sunday. The opinion research Institute SSRS respondents between the age of 12. 15. August 1108 Voters.

The survey was conducted after Biden had announced last Tuesday to have the Senator Kamala Harris as Vice-candidate is decided. 50 percent of the surveyed voters, indicated that, Biden, and Harris support. 46 percent voted for Trump and his Deputy Mike Pence. For comparison: at the beginning of June, had indicated in the survey, 55 per cent, to support Biden. Trump was only 41 percent.

head-to-head races in Swing States

In 15 so-called Swing States, where voters majorities change again and again, provides for the survey, Biden and Trump head-to-head (49 to 48 percent). The website five thirty, the numerous surveys to evaluate the result of an average, sees eight Biden is currently the country with 51 percent of the vote, Trump at 43 percent.

the country-wide surveys because of the complicated electoral system in the United States, statement of limited force. For a victory the majority of voters not votes, but a majority of 270 electoral people from the Federal States is crucial. Trump had succeeded in 2016, surprisingly, to win the three Swing States of Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin. Even if he were to lose two of them this year, would he have enough choice to people – provided that he can keep all the other Federal States, in which he had of 2016 is enforced.

Updated Date: 17 August 2020, 01:19

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