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With 2020 race all but halted, Biden quietly widens lead over Trump

With 2020 race all but halted, Biden quietly widens lead over Trump

2/4/2020 7:42:00 AM

With 2020 race all but halted, Biden quietly widens lead over Trump

NEW YORK : US Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden has quietly extended his lead over President Donald Trump among registered voters, even as the rapidly spreading coronavirus has all but sidelined the former vice-president's campaign, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion...

EngagementsNEW YORK : US Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden has quietly extended his lead over President Donald Trump among registered voters, even as the rapidly spreading coronavirus has all but sidelined the former vice-president's campaign, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Tuesday.

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The poll conducted on Monday and Tuesday of more than 1,100 American adults found that 46 per cent of registered voters said they would support Mr Biden if he were running against Mr Trump in the Nov 3 election, while 40 per cent said they would vote for Mr Trump.

That advantage of 6 percentage points was up from a 1-point lead for Mr Biden recorded in a similar poll that ran from March 6 to 9.The result suggested that Mr Biden has not been hurt politically from his lack of visibility while the Republican president is at the centre of a government response to a pandemic that has infected more than 184,000 people in the United States and killed more than 3,700 people.

Mr Biden, who does not currently hold office, has been struggling to stay in the public eye as the coronavirus forced millions of Americans inside their homes. Read more: The New Paper »

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