Donald Trump narrows gaps in US election 2020 polls as Joe Biden’s lead RAPIDLY shrinks

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Mr Biden’s lead among registered voters has dramatically decreased according to new polling figures. The data comes as the Democratic National Convention is set to begin on Monday.

According to a CNN poll, 50 percent of registered voters back Mr Biden while 46 percent support Mr Trump.

But from the 72 percent of voters who said they are extremely or very enthusiastic about voting in November, backing for Mr Biden widens to 53 percent to 46 percent for Mr Trump.

From the figures, however, the gap is narrower among voters who live in states that will have the most impact on the election.

Across 15 swing states, the poll showed Mr Biden has the support of 49 percent of registered voters whereas Mr Trump has 48 percent.

The change in support of Mr Trump since June has been among male voters, those between the ages of 35 to 64, and independent.

Male voters were approximately split evenly in June but now 56 percent support Mr Trump and 40 percent support Mr Biden.

The voters between the ages of 35 to 64 were Biden-leading in June but now tilt towards backing Mr Trump.

And the independents who supported Mr Biden by 52 percent to 41 percent, have now changed to 46 percent to 45 percent for Mr Trump.

President Trump has also strengthened his support from his partisans.

In June, 8 percent of Republicans or Republican-leaning independents said they would back Mr Biden.

But now only 4 percent said they would support Mr Trump’s competitor.

Overall, Mr Trump has advanced his backing among conservatives from 76 percent to 85 percent.

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But the poll has suggested that President Trump’s voters are more likely to say that they could change their minds by November.

From Mr Trump’s supporters, 12 percent said they could change their minds compared to just 7 percent of Mr Biden’s backers.

The data also shows that voters in the US have made their minds up based on what they think of Mr Trump rather than Mr Biden.

Nearly 6 in 10 voters said they supported the candidate they do because of their view of Mr Trump.

The poll revealed that 29 percent of voters said their choice to back Mr Biden is more to oppose Mr Trump.

But overall, 54 percent of voters said they disapproved of the way Mr Trump is handling his role as the US President and 42 percent approved.

The data also shows that Mr Biden is topping Mr Trump in terms of who voters think is able to handle most of the issues mentioned in the poll.

The issues include racial inequality in the US, the coronavirus pandemic, foreign policy and health care.

But Mr Trump won in the poll on handling the economy.

However, more generally Mr Biden is seen as more likely to have “a clear plan for solving the country’s problems”.

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