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September 3, 2020

Pennsylvania: Trump 46%, Biden 46%

President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden are running dead even in Pennsylvania.

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September 2, 2020

Trump, Biden Earn Near Equal Voter Trust on Most Major Issues

Voters express nearly the same level of trust in both President Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden when it comes to the major issues facing the nation. The exception is the environment where Biden has a clear lead.

September 1, 2020

Trump’s Record, Not Biden’s Agenda, Is The Key for Most Voters

Most voters say the upcoming presidential election is about President Trump and rate Democratic nominee Joe Biden’s agenda of secondary importance. Enthusiasm about the election continues to grow following the two major parties’ conventions, especially among Republicans.

August 31, 2020

Voters Predict Even More Division If Trump Loses Reelection

Voters see a more divided America after four years of the Trump presidency but think the country is less divided than it was when Barack Obama stepped down. They’re also more convinced that a Trump defeat in November will make the division even worse.

August 28, 2020

Most Disagree With Biden’s False Memory of Trump’s Charlottesville Remarks

Most voters don’t remember President Trump’s remarks about the 2017 racial melee in Charlottesville, Va. the way Joe Biden does. But the false narrative embraced by the president’s opponents has become fact for a sizable number.

August 28, 2020

Just 46% Expect To Know The Winner on Election Day

Most voters don’t expect a presidential winner to be announced on Election Day. Perhaps in part, that’s because the majority of Democrats agrees with Hillary Clinton that Joe Biden should not concede if the race is close.

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August 27, 2020

Voters Sync With Trump More Than Biden On Major Issues

Voters are more likely to identify with President Trump than with Democratic nominee Joe Biden when it comes to the big issues. They also give Trump a slightly better chance these days of having a successful presidency.

August 26, 2020

Voters Question Ethics of Trump, Biden, But Not Their Own

Voters are only slightly more likely to question the ethics of President Trump over those of Democratic nominee Joe Biden but consider themselves far more ethical than either man.

August 25, 2020

50% of Democrats Expect to Vote By Mail

The political debate over mail-in voting continues to rage, but a sizable number of voters, especially Democrats, plan to vote that way. Most voters are confident that their vote will be fairly counted, too.

August 24, 2020

Voters Rate Obama, Trump Near Even As Presidents

Most voters aren’t swayed by former President Obama’s harsh words about his successor Donald Trump at last week’s Democratic National Convention. Perhaps that’s because voters are closely divided when asked which man has been a better president.

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August 21, 2020

45% Say Trump Has Kept His Campaign Promises More Than Most

Voters remain dismissive of politicians and their campaign promises but think President Trump has delivered more than most.

August 20, 2020

Voters Say Trump Conservative But Not As Right As Romney

President Trump’s a solid conservative now as far as most voters are concerned but not as right-wing as Mitt Romney was when he ran for the presidency.

August 20, 2020

19% Say A Convention Has Changed Their Vote

The growth of state primaries has largely reduced national political conventions to rah-rah sessions for the party faithful, but one-in-five voters say a convention has changed their vote.

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August 19, 2020

Biden/Harris Seen As Liberals But Not As Liberal As Obama

Most voters view the likely Democratic ticket of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as just as liberal as Hillary Clinton but not as far to the political left as Barack Obama.

August 18, 2020

Voters Feel Good About Israel-UAE Accord, Middle East Peace

U.S. voters tend to see the surprise agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates as the breakthrough to peace in the Middle East and are more comfortable than they have been in years with the level of American involvement in the region.

August 14, 2020

Democrats Give Thumbs Up to Harris But Are Black Voters On Board?

Earlier this week, Joe Biden named Kamala Harris as his running mate. Democrats overwhelmingly like the California senator and have their eye on her to hold the top spot in 2024 if the Democratic ticket loses this time around, but a third of black voters say the announcement makes them less likely to throw their support behind the Democratic ticket despite their more favorable view of her.

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August 13, 2020

Voters Favor Crackdown on Violent Protests; Most Democrats Disagree

Voters are ready for the police to put an end to the continuing violent protests nationwide. Most also say the protests will be important to their vote in the upcoming elections.

August 12, 2020

Most See No Impact From Kasich’s Jump to Biden

Former Ohio governor and unsuccessful GOP presidential candidate John Kasich has defected to Democrat Joe Biden. But most voters say it will have no impact on the upcoming election.

August 10, 2020

59% Think Biden Unlikely to Finish A Four-Year Term in White House

Likely Democrat nominee Joe Biden is expected to announce his vice presidential running mate any day now, and most voters think it’s likely that person will be president within the next four years if Biden is elected in November.

August 7, 2020

27% With Guns in the House Bought One in Last Six Months

Support for more gun control is down from last year’s all-time high, and one-in-four voters with guns in their household have added one in the past six months.