Donald Trump Stung by Double Polling Blow

By Bo Beard | May 7, 2024

Mainstreet Research

Two recent polls indicate a shift in the presidential election forecast, suggesting that Donald Trump may be falling behind. 

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A survey carried out by Florida Atlantic University and Mainstreet Research, polling 1,046 adults, showed that 40% of voters supported Joe Biden, while 38% showed a preference for Trump in a scenario that also involved independent candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

Support for Biden

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In a single poll, 44% of likely voters backed Biden, while 39% preferred Trump. In a direct competition among likely voters, 47% would choose Biden over Trump's 46%.