CBS Poll: Biden Leads by 4% in North Carolina and Has 1% Edge in Georgia

A newly released CBS/YouGov poll shows Joe Biden leading Donald Trump 48% to 44% in North Carolina and by 46% to 45% in Georgia. cbsnews_20200802_GA_1 Further good news is Cal Cunningham is leading Republican incumbent Thom Tillis in the crucial North Carolina Senate race by 48% to 39%.  Democrat Jon Ossof is only two points behind…

US still leads in COVID deaths, as Trump slows testing, visits Arizona today

Trump’s going to visit the three miles of new fence (197 miles are replacement fencing), and do undoubtedly another youth rally, remembering that the last one featured a presidential crest with golf clubs held by the eagle. A campaign shake-up looks to be ahead that might exclude Kushner while dumping Parscale, WHO says poor global leadership making…

fools and their money: Trump leads Biden 50/44 in the betting markets

RCP has Trump over Biden 49.9 / 42.0. Even if you don’t wager, at present 538 thinks Trump remains dependent on an Electoral College win. It’s still about GOTV, despite all the impending constraints like vote-by-mail. Cautionary tails are being chased. This data highlights a few things. First, at least at the moment, Florida, Michigan,…

State Poll Summary: Biden Leads, But Swing States Are Still Close

projects.fivethirtyeight.com/… A number of recent state polls have been released over the past week and almost all have good news for Biden. The bump Trump got in his approval in March is now history, in fact a Morning Consult Poll shows Trump’s rating of his handling of the pandemic has dropped 22 points since their…

super-Tuesday moves clarity forward as Biden now leads in delegates

Weird night as Jill Biden tackled a protester on stage in California and voters waited over 5 hours to vote in Texas. Had Trump not gotten caught shaking down Ukraine, he might have won the 2020 election like 2016. Because of the GOP’s Biden(s) vitriol, the Arms for Dirt scandal and its subsequent impeachment may have actually helped build the…

In 538's opinion, Up for Grabs still leads

Darn that reactionary uncertainty being the dominant feature of moderates’ ideology. Despite MSM’s spinning about Sanders and Buttigieg, FiveThirtyEight claims that no momentum was had from the first two primary campaign events. Three days after the New Hampshire primary, we are finally getting some polls that reflect the new state of the race — including a…

TX-Sen: MJ Hegar (D) Leads In Both Polling & Fundraising In The Democratic Primary

Here’s some more news out of Texas: On Wednesday, Texas Lyceum released results from its 14th annual poll, identifying Texans' views on the 2020 elections and primaries. Pollsters surveyed 1,000 adults from Texas via telephone. The results show former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders are essentially tied to win the Democratic presidential nomination among potential Texas Democratic voters. Biden…

Biden still leads polling and the center breathes a sigh of relief

538 declared Biden the winner of the last debate, and Morning Consult’s poll of 5000 shows Biden ahead. x Biden received the highest marks from the debate, but his high pre-debate favorability rating means we expected a lot of voters to be predisposed to viewing his debate performance in a positive light. Warren and Sanders…