Trump Leads Biden By Five Points In New Poll

Daily Report June 06,2024

A Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday shows that former President Donald Trump leads President Joe Biden by five points in the swing state of Georgia, despite Trump’s recent guilty verdict in the hush money case.

The poll, which is the first major poll taken after the hush money trial in a crucial swing state, shows that 49% of Georgia registered voters support Trump, while 44% support Biden in a two-person race.

“In a key state that went for Biden in 2020, half of voters agreed with the guilty verdict that made Trump the first president to be convicted of a felony. However, Trump still has the advantage in the 2024 race,” Quinnipiac University polling analyst Tim Malloy said.

When third-party candidates are included, Trump still leads with 43%, followed by Biden at 37% and Independent party candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr at 8%. The poll also found that 50% of Georgia voters agree with the guilty verdict, while 44% disagree.

Among democrats, 96% said they agreed with the jury’s verdict, while only 1% said they disagreed. Meanwhile, among Republicans, 86% disagreed with the guilty verdict, while 10% agreed. Among independents, 52% agree with the verdict, while 42% disagree.

When asked if the guilty verdict makes them more or less likely to vote for Trump, 54% said it didn’t make a difference, 22% said less likely and 23% said more likely.

Among independents, 18% said it makes them less likely to vote for him, 21% said it makes them more likely to vote for him and 61% said it doesn’t make a difference to their vote.

According to the Quinnipiac poll, when voters were asked who they think would do a better job handling the six issues in the country, 49% said Trump would preserve democracy, while 46% said Biden.

56% said  Trump will handle Immigration better, while 39% said Bide. Regarding the economy. 58% said Trump, while 38% said  Biden.

The poll was conducted via phone between May 30 and June 3. It had a sample size of 1,203 self-identified Georgia registered voters and a margin of error of +/- 2.8 percentage points.

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