Trump Once Again Beats Biden in New Poll From Emerson College

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In a national survey released on Friday, former President Trump defeated his chief general election rival, President Biden, by two points.

In the most recent Emerson College poll, Trump secured 46 percent of the support of U.S. voters, surpassing Biden’s 44 percent. This resulted in a narrow lead within the margin of error.

Approximately 10% of the respondents were uncertain.

The question of which candidate undecided respondents were leaning toward resulted in an equal divide, with both contenders receiving 50% of the vote.

Among new voters, who did not cast their ballots in 2020, Trump maintains a double-digit advantage over Biden. The presumptive Republican nominee received 35% of the vote, while Biden received 24%.

Approximately 41% described themselves as undecided.

Trump’s support decreases by 2 points when third-party candidates are included in the equation; however, his lead over Biden increases.

The former president won with 44% of the vote, a five-point margin over Biden’s 39%. Robert F. Kennedy Jr., an independent presidential candidate, received 6% of the vote, while Cornel West and Jill Stein, a Green Party candidate, each received 1%.

There were approximately 10% of respondents who expressed uncertainty.

Biden’s approval rating was 37%, while 52% of respondents expressed their disapproval.

The economy was the most significant issue for electors in the survey, scoring 38 percent. Immigration ranked second, with a 17 percent share.

According to the survey, threats to democracy were assessed at 13 percent, while housing affordability, violence, abortion access, and health care were each assessed at 6 percent.

The survey was administered to 1,100 registered electors from May 21 to 23. The margin of error was 2.9 percentage points.

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