US election: Voters in battleground states prefer Trump over Biden – WSJ

Former President Donald Trump tops President Joe Biden in all but one of the crucial battleground states that will likely decide their 2024 rematch, a new polling reveals.

With seven months to go until the presidential election, a Wall Street Journal survey released Tuesday indicated Trump with the edge over the president in six of the seven states polled: Pennsylvania, Michigan, Arizona, Georgia, Nevada and North Carolina.

The survey showed Trump holds a six-point lead over Biden in North Carolina in a ballot that also includes third-party and independent candidates.

Trump also has a five-point lead in Arizona, a four-point edge in Nevada, and three-point advantages in Michigan and Pennsylvania.

Meanwhile, the former president edges Biden by a single point in Georgia, with the two tied in Wisconsin.

Trump held similar leads when those questioned were given a head-to-head matchup between the former president and Biden.

Recall that Biden narrowly edged Trump in all the battlegrounds tested, other than North Carolina, to win the White House in 2020.

However, the new survey revealed that Biden also had a negative job performance rating in all seven battleground states.

On the flip side, voters in every state except Nevada had a favorable opinion of Trump’s time in the White House.

Respondents who participated in the survey said they trust Trump to handle the economy and immigration over Biden, while the Democrat president, however, was the preferred candidate to deal with the issue of abortion.

Recent concerns over Biden’s physical fitness was also mirrored in the polling results as about 48% of voters believe Trump is more fit to serve as president over only 28% who see Biden as having the mental and physical fitness to serve another four-year term as president.

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