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Trump leads Biden in five critical swing states previously won by Biden: poll

Trump leads Biden in five critical swing states previously won by Biden: poll
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New polls show that Donald Trump is currently leading President Biden in five critical swing states. These are the same states that Biden won in the last election, NY Post reported.

Trump leads Biden in five states: Impact of economy and Gaza conflict on young and nonwhite voters

The polls were conducted by the New York Times, Siena College, and the Philadelphia Inquirer. They found that Trump has more support than Biden in Arizona, Georgia, Michigan, Nevada, and Pennsylvania. However, Biden is ahead in just one swing state, Wisconsin.

These states are significant because all six were won by Biden in 2020. If he can secure victories in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin again in 2024, he could secure his re-election, as long as he doesn’t lose any of the states he won last time.

In the poll, nearly 40 percent of Trump supporters highlighted the economy and the cost of living as the key issues driving their vote. Many of them expressed skepticism about the Biden administration’s claims of economic improvement.

Interestingly, some voters admitted that despite their dislike for Trump, they still see him as the candidate who could bring about necessary changes.

Trump is gaining support among voters who advocate for a complete overhaul of the political and economic systems, including a surprising 2 percent of “very liberal” voters who previously sided with Biden in 2020, as per the polls.

Voter sentiments on abortion and demographic preferences

The polls also discovered that nearly 20 percent of voters hold Biden more responsible than Trump for the Supreme Court’s 2022 decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. This surprising statistic is likely to prompt the president to focus on regaining the trust of these voters.

However, despite this, voters still favor Biden over Trump by 11 points, with 49 percent trusting Biden to handle the abortion issue compared to 38 percent for Trump.

Surprisingly, Trump and Biden are neck and neck among both 18- to 29-year-olds and Hispanic voters, despite the fact that over 60 percent of Hispanics supported Biden in the previous election.

The survey results indicate that concerns about issues such as the cost of living, the economy, the Israel-Hamas conflict, and immigration have led to widespread dissatisfaction among Americans. These concerns have also raised doubts about Biden’s ability to enhance their quality of life.

Almost 70 percent of those surveyed expressed the belief that significant changes are needed in the country’s political and economic systems. Additionally, only 13 percent of Biden’s supporters think he could bring about such changes if elected for a second term.

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Brendan Taylor

Brendan Taylor was a TV news producer for 5 and a half years. He is an experienced writer. Brendan covers Breaking News at Insider Paper.

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