Wait, Trump’s Ahead Of Biden With Young Voters?

Let’s talk about some polling.

Lauren Elizabeth

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I’ve discussed many times how the alarm bells are and should be there for Joe Biden when it comes to this upcoming election. Unfortunately for Democrats, they only seem to be intensifying. With polls regularly showing Trump having a slight edge in swing states, there are other equally as alarming numbers in these polls as well.

Ken Tran with USA Today writes:

President Joe Biden is trailing former President Donald Trump in a hypothetical general election matchup among young voters, an NBC News poll released Sunday found.

Among voters ages 18–34, Biden saw 42% support. That’s compared to Trump, who led him with 46% support. The poll is an early warning for Biden’s campaign ahead of the 2024 presidential election that young voters could be peeling away from him. Young voters were a key voting bloc essential to Biden’s victory in the 2020 election. An exit poll from NBC News in 2020 found Biden won voters aged 18–29 by more than 20 points.

Trump’s lead among this group, however, was within the subgroup’s margin of error in the poll, at plus or minus 6.2 percentage points…”

As the article makes sure to point out, it’s worth noting that these numbers are within the margin of error. But the…

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Lauren Elizabeth

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