In a poll, the US election 2020 democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is slightly ahead of incumbent President Donald Trump in Texas.
Although the gap is small. the election poll released just nine days before Democratic presidential candidate and former vice president Joe Biden’s ahead in a state like Texas just before the election have sparked controversy.
The state of Texas in the United States is known as the base of the Republican Party. No Democratic candidate has won a presidential election in the state since 1976.
The Dallas Morning News and the University of Texas, Tyler released the results of a poll today, October 25th. As it turns out, Joe Biden is ahead of President Donald Trump in terms of popularity among potential voters.
Biden was supported by 48 percent of potential voters. In contrast, 45 percent of potential voters support Trump.
A total of 1,012 people took part in the survey conducted between 13-20 this month. Biden was supported by 46 percent of registered voters. And 44 percent of registered voters support Trump. The margin of error of the survey has been fixed at 3.8 percent.
According to the report of the US media Politico, it is expected that this time there will be a fierce battle between the two candidates in Texas. This feeling is also fancy for Texas, known as the Red State. Now that Biden is moving forward, there is a lot of talk about where Texas’ 38 electoral votes will end up.
Last September, Trump was 2 percentage points ahead of Biden in the state. But now Biden is 3 percentage points ahead of Trump among potential voters. And among registered voters, Biden is 2 percentage points ahead of Trump.
In this case, Biden has moved forward, largely by attracting Hispanic voters. Biden was supported by 30 percent of Hispanic voters in a September poll. According to the latest survey, the support rate rose to 48 percent.
Texas is one of the most populous states in the United States, with 38 electoral votes. Donald Trump won this state in 2016. No other Democrat candidate has won the state since former President Jimmy Carter in 1976.
Forty percent of those polled by the Dallas Morning News and the University of Texas at Tyler said they had 40 percent already voted. Another interesting aspect of the poll conducted in this state is that it has its own gun — the question is asked separately.
It shows that 58 percent of people who have their own guns support Donald Trump. On the other hand, 35 percent of such people support Biden.
Note that casualties in gun attacks are quite regular in Texas. There were also gun attacks in the state on October 9. And in 2019, 23 people were killed in a gun attack in El Paso, Texas. He rolled up the reaction movement to the incident.
The demand was to keep guns privately and to tighten the law on carrying them. But the Donald Trump administration did not respond. That’s why the issue is being taken seriously in Texas ahead of the presidential election.