Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden listens as he meets with local residents at the sports bar Carlette?s Hideaway during a campaign stop in Yeadon, Pennsylvania U.S., June 17, 2020.
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Vice President Joe Biden has jumped out to a 9-point lead on President Donald Trump with five months to go until the election, but the CNBC All-America Economic Survey finds the president still has the edge among voters on the critical issue of the economy.
The June survey shows Biden leading President Trump by 47% to 38% among registered voters, up four points from his lead in April. Biden benefited from increased support among young as well as wealthier voters and he consolidated his base, seeing a 7-point gain in his approval among Democrats. President Trump lost considerable ground among independents, suffering an 11-point drop in their support. Those independents did not end up in Biden’s column. Instead, there was an 11-point increase in independents declaring themselves undecided.
The poll of 800 Americans nationwide was conducted from June 19 to 22, and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5%.
It showed the former vice president dominating or even with President Trump on all […]
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