Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden (D) leads President Trump by five points nationally, a Hill-HarrisX survey released Friday reveals.
Biden leads Trump by five percentage points, 45 percent to the president’s 40 percent, while seven percent are undecided. The former vice president’s lead remains outside of the survey’s +/- 1.84 percent margin of error:
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Democrats comprise 37 percent of the survey’s sample, followed by Republicans (32 percent), then independents (29 percent).
The survey follows a Sunday Express/Democracy Institute Poll survey released last week showing Trump and Biden statistically tied. Trump garnered 46 percent compared to Biden’s 45 percent — a lead within the survey’s +/- 2.5 percent margin of error.
Another poll released last week, an NBC/Wall Street Journal poll, raised eyebrows; it showed Biden leading the president nationally by double digits, 53 percent to Trump’s