Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden maintains a single-digit percentage lead over President Donald Trump among voters in Wisconsin, according to the latest Marquette University Law School poll.
There is little difference between likely voters (Biden 49%, Trump 44%) and all registered voters (Biden 48%, Trump 42%). #mulawpoll— MULawPoll (@MULawPoll) August 11, 2020
Back in June, Biden had a six percent lead among likely voters, so President Trump has gained one percent in the last month. Back in May, Biden had a four percent lead.
A majority of voters in the poll disapproved of President Trump’s overall job performance (54 percent, compared to 44 percent approval), handling of protests after the George Floyd killing (58 percent, compared to 32 percent approval) and handling of coronavirus (58 percent, compared to 40 percent approval). A majority approve of his handling of the economy (51 percent, compared to 46 percent disapproval).
A large majority of those polled said they were certain to vote. Both Democrats and Republicans were equally likely to vote, at 87 percent.
Democrats and Republicans equally likely to say they are certain to vote in November (87% each), independents less so (60% say they are certain). #mulawpoll— MULawPoll (@MULawPoll) August 11, 2020
A greater percentage of respondents said they would vote in person in the general election (46 percent) compared to May (39 percent). More people in May said they would vote by mail (43 percent) than now (35 percent).
The margin of error of the poll for full samples was plus-minus 3.9 percent, while for likely voters, it was 4.2 percent.
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