Republicans Need To Chase Ballots From Every Low-Turnout Voter Who Polls For Trump

Republicans Need To Chase Ballots From Every Low-Turnout Voter Who Polls For Trump


After a New York Times/Siena College poll on Monday showed former President Donald Trump leading President Joe Biden in five battleground states, Republicans might be tempted to congratulate themselves on their standard strategy of trying to persuade enough voters to win at the polls on Election Day. But the lesson the Trump campaign and other Republicans should take from the polling bump is the opposite: Republicans need to care more than ever about chasing ballots from low-propensity voters.

The NYT poll reflected significant gains by Trump among traditionally Democrat, traditionally low-turnout voters such as young people and racial minorities. The poll commissioned by the corporate media outlet showed the former president ahead of Biden among 18-29-year-olds, and just three points behind among Hispanic voters. But

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