The election is only a few weeks away, and polls continue to show a large gap between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden. The former vice president has consistently led in national and battleground polls and has expanded his lead in critical swing states since the first debate. As Trump continues to focus on his base, the president has seen a decline in support from critical voting blocs including senior voters, suburbanites and women, polls show.
Polls have consistently shown a sizable polling gap between President Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden with the election a few weeks away, leaving little time for the incumbent to increase his standing with battleground demographics that could decide the winner.
Biden has consistently led Trump in both national and battleground polls, and voters have widely disapproved of his handling of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Further, Trump’s approval among two critical voting blocs — seniors and suburban women — has plummeted, allowing Biden to pull ahead in swing states that the president won four years ago.
“Politics remains a game of addition. You either broaden your base or turn it out in greater numbers,” Bruce Mehlman, a