Following the Guilty Verdict, Polling Shows Donald Trump’s Lead Shrank.

We’re in uncharted territory, but I’m not surprised at all by this news.

Lauren Elizabeth
3 min readJun 7, 2024
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Ah, Donald Trump.

If you have access to any news at all, we’ve all heard by now that the former President has officially been convicted of no less than 34 felonies. Needless to say, we’re in a bit of uncharted territory here in figuring out how this is going to impact the upcoming election that Trump just so happens to be running in.

Interestingly enough, both sides of the political spectrum have been fairly confident in how this is going to prove to be favorable for them. Democrats seem to think it will help Biden, and Republicans have rationalized that it is going to make people see Trump as a target and victim, and will actually help him win in November. In their view, surely people will see that the Biden administration is just out to get him, and this proves it right?

Well, now we have some answers as to how it’s actually affecting the election.

Kierra Frazier with Politico writes:

“…In a redo of a recent New York Times/Siena College poll, Trump’s three-point edge over President Joe Biden before the jury rendered its verdict shrank to just one point when respondents were…



Lauren Elizabeth

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