Polls - Oct 26th

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"With just eight days to go before the election, both national poll and swing state surveys make it clear the race is tightening. 

President Donald Trump gained on his Democratic challenger Joe Biden in national polling averages, and in nine of 12 contested states. But Biden still holds a sizable lead in the national polls and is still ahead of Trump in 10 of the 12 states that could decide the election . . . ."

"Most American voters believe Democratic nominee Joe Biden was involved in his son Hunter’s controversial business dealings, a new poll has found in the wake of The Post’s exclusive reporting on the family’s murky overseas ties.

The survey of 1,000 likely voters by Rasmussen Reports found 54 percent believe it’s “likely that Biden was consulted about and perhaps profited from Hunter’s overseas business deals.” . . . ."

"President Donald Trump has maintained his single-digit lead over Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in Texas, according to a new survey of the state with the second-biggest Electoral College prize.

A New York Times/Siena College poll published Monday shows that 47 percent of Texas likely voters prefer Trump, while 43 percent back Biden. An additional 10 percent favor other candidates or are undecided. . . . ."

"A majority of United States military veterans support President Donald Trump's re-election, according to a new poll conducted by the Military Times.

The military news outlet reported Monday that "about 52% of veterans surveyed said they plan to back Trump (or have already backed him in early voting) in his re-election campaign this year" while about 42% said they have voted or plan to vote for Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden instead. . . . ."

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