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Trump Vs Biden
Politics
Is the race gap father than it seems?

The race for president has shifted in Donald Trump's direction following the first 2024 presidential debate. Trump now has a 3-point edge over President Biden across the battleground states collectively, and a 2-point edge nationally.

A big factor here is motivation, not just persuasion: Democrats are not as likely as Republicans to say they will "definitely" vote now.

Perhaps befitting a race with two well-known candidates and a heavily partisan electorate, over 90% of both Mr. Biden's and Trump's supporters say they would never even consider the other candidate, as was the case before the debate, which helps explain why the race has been fairly stable for months. Recall that Mr. Biden had gained a bit back in June, after Trump was convicted of felonies in New York, but that didn't dramatically alter the race either.

That said, the preference contest today does imply an Electoral College advantage for Trump.
Techwood Turner campus in Atlanta, Georgia.
June 27, 2024, at 9:00 p.m
By, Anthony Salvanto, Kabir Khanna, Fred Backus, Jennifer De Pinto
CBS News
This item is shared by Ezekiel K Agyei with the World.
Created on 2024-07-03 at 18:56 and last updated on 2024-07-03 at 19:07.