Democratic presidential candidate Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump slams Nevada governor at rally aiming for mail-in vote Former NFL coach Mike Holmgren has criticized the response to the Trump pandemic and supports Biden Trump, who leans into foreign policy gained a small lead President Trump in the battlefield state of Arizona and holds a larger 9-point lead in Minnesota, according to a new poll.
According to a poll by CBS News published on Sunday, Biden is supported by 47 percent of likely Arizona voters, compared with 44 percent by Trump. Biden’s 3-point lead is within the survey’s margin of error.
Biden has won at Trump in Arizona since a similar poll in July found the race to be a draw. Forty-six percent of likely voters support each candidate.
The poll also found that half of Arizona voters believe Biden would be better at managing the coronavirus outbreak. 50 percent said Biden would handle it better, compared to 37 percent who said the same about Trump.
Biden also leads when voters were asked who would make them safer. 46 percent say Biden and 41 percent say Trump. The candidates were roughly asked who would do better with the economy. 45 percent said Trump and 44 percent said Biden, based on the poll.
In Minnesota, a state of Trump that narrowly lost in 2016, polls show that Biden is supported by 50 percent of likely voters. The poll found that 41 percent of likely voters said they would vote for Trump.
Biden again led Trump when asked about the coronavirus outbreak. 50 percent said Biden would handle it better and 36 percent said Trump would do it. Additionally, 47 percent of Minnesota voters said Biden would make them feel safer, while 42 percent said the same thing about Trump.
Trump has a head start on Biden when voters were asked how to handle the economy. Forty-eight percent of Minnesota likely voters said Trump would handle the economy better, and 44 percent said Biden would do so, according to the poll.
The polls were conducted by YouGov between September 9th and 11th on behalf of CBS News. The Arizona poll is based on 1,122 registered voters and the margin of error is 3.8 percentage points. The Minnesota poll is based on 1,100 registered voters and has a margin of error of 3.6 percentage points.