CNN is now reporting that the Black Lives Matter protests have not galvanized the black vote for Joe Biden as expected.
“Joe Biden’s advantage over Trump with Black voters is currently smaller than Hillary Clinton’s was,” a Tuesday headline read.
While President Donald Trump has experienced a drop in polls in recent weeks as protests have raged on, Trump has not lost any of the black vote he had in earlier polls, and Biden has not gained any, either.
To be clear, Trump is still not getting most of the black vote, but even a small improvement from 2016 to 2020 could be a gamechanger in a close race.
Currently, polls show Biden getting 83% of the black vote to Trump’s 8%, but that is a 4% improvement over Trump’s showing against Clinton in the 2016 election.
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