The presidential race in Minnesota, which has not gone to a Republican candidate since 1972, is tightening, according to a survey from Morning Consult released Tuesday.
Morning Consult found Joe Biden (D) leading President Trump in Minnesota 48 percent to 44 percent — a lead within the survey’s +/- 4 point margin of error, indicating a statistical tie.
Biden enjoyed a double-digit advantage in the Gopher State in May — an advantage that seemingly diminished following violent protests by far-left activists:
Biden led by 17 points in mid-May amid a surge of COVID-19 cases in the state before the gap closed to 3 points in the aftermath of protests following the Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd on May 25. July’s nationwide surge of coronavirus cases dovetailed with a 13-point lead for Biden before the race narrowed again amid the national nominating conventions and the GOP’s heightened focus on