President Trump is leading Joe Biden by 10 points with Independents a new poll suggests.
According to The Daily Caller:
When asked who they would vote for if the election were being held today, 47% of independents said that they would vote for Trump and 37% said they would vote for Biden, the poll showed. Another 5% said that they weren’t sure who they would vote for and 11% said that they would vote third-party or vote for someone other than Trump or Biden.
— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) August 23, 2020
According to the poll, 97% of the independents said that they “definitely” or “probably” would vote in the November election. The same percentage described their support for Biden or Trump as “very strong – I’ve decided,” or “strong – I probably won’t change.”
Overall, Biden has a 10-point lead over the incumbent president, with 52% of respondents saying they would vote for Biden compared to 42% for Trump.
The poll, which was conducted Aug. 20-22, asked 957 registered voters about their preferences with a margin of error of 3.6%.
A recently released Rasmussen poll indicated that President Trump has a 51% approval rating among likely voters.