Let’s close out the day with some very good news out of Virginia:
The poll shows Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee, with the support of a slight majority of Virginia voters — 51 percent — while Trump trails by 12 points at 39 percent. The poll suggests that nearly four years after Hillary Clinton beat Trump by a 5-point margin in Virginia, the state is drifting further in Democrats’ direction.
Neither Biden nor Trump have particularly high favorability numbers in the state. Both candidates are viewed favorably by 36 percent of those surveyed. But more respondents said they view Trump unfavorably — 49 percent — than those that view Biden unfavorably — 39 percent.
Still, Trump’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic appears to have had little effect on his favorability numbers. A similar Roanoke College poll conducted in February found his favorability at 32 percent and his unfavorability at 54 percent.
Virginia has become a blue state but it’s still impressive to see Biden crush Trump with these numbers. Let’s keep the momentum going. Click here to donate and get involved with Biden’s campaign.