A comparison of current polls with polling from 2016 showed that Hillary Clinton was polling slightly higher against Donald Trump in battleground states than current nominee Joe Biden is.
On August 13, 2016, a RealClearPolitics average of polls showed that Clinton was polling 4.7 points higher than Trump in the following six battleground states: Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin, Florida, North Carolina, and Arizona.
On August 13, 2020, the same average of polls has Biden polling 4.4 points higher than Trump in the same six states.
Trump’s numbers have improved in recent weeks after he had been declining during May and June over his handling of the coronavirus outbreak and other issues.
If this trend continues, Trump should not have too much trouble beating Biden, whose plan to keep hiding in his basement is beginning to grow tiresome.
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