The CBS/YouGov battleground tracker revealed on Sunday that Biden was 10 points ahead of Donald Trump. This is seemingly good news for Democrats, until you realize the number remains unchanged following the Harris VP announcement and the entire Democratic National Convention.
H/T: The National Pulse
Of course the DNC was marred with flubs and insights into what the modern Democratic Party stands for, but most analysts still predicted a small injection of enthusiasm for the Biden camp. This never happened.
NEW: @JoeBiden leads @realDonaldTrump, 52% to 43%, in our post-#DemConvention poll, unchanged from Monday.— Eli Yokley (@eyokley) August 22, 2020
But Biden set a record for his favorability this year: 51% view him favorably, 45% unfavorably, a 6-point net improvement in the week. https://t.co/o8eJvoiCEf pic.twitter.com/Hpr32ZRLeK
THREAD: The Electoral College will decide the Presidency, but Biden keeps his overall national preference lead over Donald Trump at 10 points, unchanged from last week. https://t.co/5Q4jx1GyXa pic.twitter.com/KCkdyiYdsK— CBS News Poll (@CBSNewsPoll) August 23, 2020
New YouGov National Poll (B rating from 538, ave. bias D+0.4%):— Election Maps Co. (@ElectionMapsCo) August 23, 2020
Biden: 52% (+10%)
934 Likely Voters, polled Aug. 20-22
This pushes Biden to a 51.4% on 538's national aggregate, a new high, and a 9.2% lead overall. pic.twitter.com/V9ROy6dWVz
Most presidential candidates get a bounce in the polls after their party's convention. Joe Biden achieved no immediate bounce after the Democratic National Convention (DNC), a poll found. https://t.co/F5JgHKQus2— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) August 24, 2020
This wasn’t the bounce some were looking for. But bounce it did.— Rasmussen Reports (@Rasmussen_Poll) August 23, 2020
‘Fact check: True': Trump’s approval rating surges during Biden’s convention https://t.co/zreVbmlX2O
It’s true — Biden’s support among independents in this new CBS poll are not good. That’s really concerning. https://t.co/KcC2LwlSjY— David Sirota (@davidsirota) August 24, 2020
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