Biden’s advantage over Trump with black voters currently smaller than Hillary’s was

Biden’s advantage over Trump with black voters currently smaller than Hillary’s was

[Ed. – That’s because if black voters need to evaluate both candidates, they ‘ain’t black.’]

The death of George Floyd and subsequent protests reshaped the presidential race. It brought race relations, racism and police brutality to the forefront.

In that time, former Vice President Joe Biden’s advantage over President Donald Trump expanded from about six points to closer to 10 points.

Interestingly, however, Trump continues to do something perhaps unexpectedly among Black voters: Hold his own against Biden relative to many people’s expectations.

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There have been over 10 national live interview polls since the protests began for which I could assess Black voter sentiment in the presidential race. Altogether, we’re looking at well more than 1,000 interviews.

Biden leads in those polls by an 83% to 8%, or 75-point, margin. That, of course, is a huge advantage for Biden, but it also represents a small improvement for Trump since 2016.

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