The final polling averages showed Hillary Clinton winning the three crucial swing states of Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin in 2016 — a fact critics of current polling point to as the presidential race enters its final stretch.
Polls are tightening as Election Day rapidly approaches, but few polls show President Trump enjoying a lead in the key Rust Belt states he carried in 2016. A snapshot of Saturday’s morning’s RealClearPolitics (RCP) average in each state is as follows:
Michigan: Biden +7.2
Pennsyvlania: Biden +5.6
Wisconsin: Biden +6.3
Since the beginning of the year, only three surveys included in RCP’s average have shown Trump leading in Michigan. Similarly, in the same time span, only three polls in RCP’s average have shown Trump leading in Wisconsin, and only one has had him leading in Pennsylvania, with two others reporting ties.
Trump has publicly questioned the accuracy of recent polls repeatedly on social