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Politics Majority of voters say Biden won second debate, poll finds

00:25  25 october  2020
00:25  25 october  2020 Source:   usatoday.com

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Joe Biden outperformed President Donald Trump in Thursday’s final presidential debate , according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult flash poll released Friday. The survey found that 54 percent of debate watchers believed Biden won the matchup, while 39 percent said Trump did.

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Most registered voters said that Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden performed better than President Donald Trump during the second presidential debate, according to a POLITICO/Morning Consult poll released Friday.

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Fifty-four percent of voters who watched the Thursday debate said Biden performed the best, while 39% said that Trump did. Eight percent of voters who watched weren’t sure or had no opinion on who did best.

Both candidates' performances improved with voters since the first presidential debate. In a Sept. 30 POLITICO/Morning Consult poll, only 50% of voters said Biden performed better while 34% of voters said that of Trump.

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A majority of debate watchers (57%) said that Tuesday's debate did not affect their choice for president, while the minority who said they The CNN post- debate poll was conducted by SSRS by telephone and includes interviews with 568 registered voters who watched the September 29 debate .

Early polls taken after the debate found voters believed Joe Biden performed better than President Trump during the raucous 90-minute event, a sign Six in ten voters said Biden won the debate Tuesday, while just 28% said Trump did, a CNN poll of debate watchers conducted by SSRS found .

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Sixty-five percent of voters said the candidates were mostly respectful of each other's time, as opposed to the 10% that said that of the first presidential debate

Trump interrupted Biden a total of 128 times during the 90-minute September debate, according to Slate, a strategy Trump didn’t continue with during the last debate. However, most registered voters (61% - 21%) still said that Trump was more interruptive than Biden during Thursday's debate.

The debate commission decided to mute microphones during portions of the debate as a way to combat constant interruptions, despite opposition from the Trump campaign.

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Luntz said that while Trump won the debate , he'll lose the election. "You got to give Trump a minor victory because he’ll bring some [undecided] voters home, and it’ll And while three MSM snap polls following the debate found that Biden won , snap polls over Twitter largely favored President Trump.

Biden -Trump presidential debate in Miami officially canceled. 3 election, the poll found that 51% were backing Biden But to win the presidency, a candidate must prevail in enough states to win the Electoral College, and state polls show that Trump is nearly as popular as Biden in battleground states.

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Fifty-seven percent of registered voters strongly or somewhat support phasing out the oil industry overtime and transition to renewable energy, something Biden said he plans to do.

During a back and forth between Biden and Trump on Biden’s position on fracking Thursday, Biden said that he would transition from the oil industry “because it has to be replaced by renewable energy.”

“I’d stop giving to the oil industry – I'd stop giving them federal subsidies. You won’t give federal subsidies to the gas and … solar and wind. Why are we giving it to the oil industry?” Biden said Thursday.

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Seventy percent of registered voters also said that the country has gotten off on the wrong track while only 30% said the country is going in the right direction.

4 winners and 5 losers from the last Biden-Trump debate

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Biden leading national presidential polls . National polls are a good guide as to how popular a As Mrs Clinton discovered in 2016, the number of votes you win is less important than where you win Many pundits called the debate for Mr Biden and the BBC's Anthony Zurcher agreed, describing it as

CNN instant poll of debate watcher: 60% say Biden won , 28% say Trump won . pic.twitter.com/5qIhkFQrwe. Other polls were a little tighter, with a CBS News poll of battleground states finding that 48 percent of debate watchers believed Biden won , compared to 41 percent who

Among the 1848 registered voters surveyed in this poll, 58% disapprove of the job Trump has done as president, compared to the 40% who approve.

The poll was conducted on Oct. 23 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 2 percentage points.

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Majority of voters say Biden won second debate, poll finds

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