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Politics Biden leads slightly in Texas, poll indicates

15:40  25 october  2020
15:40  25 october  2020 Source:   politico.com

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Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden 's polling lead over Trump in Texas has vanished, with the incumbent now in the driver's seat with less Trump leads Biden by two percentage points, 48 to 46, among likely voters in a new poll released Sunday by the Dallas Morning News and the University

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is still leading President Donald Trump in the polls , though averages of national surveys show a trend toward a slightly tightening race. But Biden continues to hold his edge over the incumbent in a handful of crucial swing states. The shifting polls come as the

Democratic nominee Joe Biden holds a slight lead in Texas over President Donald Trump among likely voters in Texas, according to a poll released Sunday by the Dallas Morning News and the University of Texas at Tyler.

Joe Biden wearing a suit and tie talking on a cell phone: Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden. © Drew Angerer/Getty Images Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.

The poll showed Biden with the support of 48 percent of likely voters, compared with 45 percent for Trump. The results represent a shift from the same poll in September, when Trump led by 2 percentage points. One difference from September is that Biden has expanded his lead among Hispanic voters from 30 percentage points to 48.

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Biden is also crushing it in swing states such as Pennsylvania ( leading by an eye-popping 13 points in Monmouth’s most recent poll ) and is competitive or slightly ahead in states no Democrat has thought competitive in the past decade or so (e.g., Arizona and Greg Sargent: Biden is advertising in Texas .

Biden Leads Trump in Texas Poll . Democrats are hoping they have a chance in the normally reliably-red Lone Star State. Eight in 10 Texans approve of Abbott's directive, the Quinnipiac poll found, with 19% disapproving. Trump has made mask-wearing a cultural wedge issue, and has rarely worn a

Texas, with its 38 electoral votes, was the most populous state won by Trump in 2016. No Democratic presidential candidate has won Texas since Jimmy Carter in 1976.

Forty percent of those surveyed said they had already voted in the election.

One category listed in the polling not usually included in most state polls was “gun owners.” Of those surveyed, 58 percent said they supported Trump, compared to 35 percent who backed Biden.

The poll, conducted Oct. 13-20, surveyed 1,012 registered voters. Of those, 925 are characterized as likely voters. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.08 percentage points for the overall group, and 3.22 points for likely voters.

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