A new IBD/TIPP poll has Trump tied nationally with rival Joe Biden at 43% to 43%.
This same poll had Biden leading by 6% just a month ago in April.
A tie in the popular vote would be extremely desirable for the Trump camp considering they won the electoral vote against Hillary Clinton 304-227 while losing the popular vote 48.2% to 46.1% according to Wikipedia.
According to Investors.com President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are locked in a tie, the new IBD/TIPP Poll finds. Joe Biden had led in every IBD/TIPP 2020 presidential election poll back to August, including a 6-point edge in early April.
Meanwhile, President Trump’s job approval held its coronavirus crisis bounce. An even 44% approve and disapprove of Trump’s performance. Americans strongly approve of his handling of the economy and narrowly back his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. However, a majority of Americans say the Trump administration’s early efforts to combat the coronavirus were ineffective.
President Trump And Joe Biden In Dead Heat
President Trump and Biden are tied, with both getting 43% of registered voters in the May IBD/TIPP Poll. Joe Biden led 47%-41% in early April polling of the 2020 election battle.
Trump’s 9-point deficit among independents (30%-39%) in the April IBD/TIPP Poll turned into the narrowest of leads (36%-35%). Another 10% of independents say they’ll support another candidate, while 16% are undecided.
Biden’s support among Democrats faded to 83% in the May IBD/TIPP Poll from 89%. Trump saw his Democratic support double to 12% from 6%.