Joe Biden’s polling edge over President Trump eroded this week amid The Post’s scandalous revelations about his son Hunter’s international dealings — however the Democratic candidate nonetheless maintains a considerable lead.
The IBD/TIPP nationwide monitoring ballot, launched Saturday, places Biden at 50 % in the head-to-head matchup, with Trump at 43 %. The 7-point benefit is nicely outdoors the survey’s three % margin of error.
However the ballot of 1,009 doubtless voters noticed Biden’s assist slip by simply over 2 share factors since Monday — and located a rise of slightly below 1 % for the incumbent.
The IBD/TIPP survey discovered power for Biden amongst impartial voters, who cut up their assist between Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016, however now again the challenger by a 9-percent margin.
The outcomes additionally hinted on the chance of a considerable quantity of “shy Trump” voters in the citizens: whereas 47 % of respondents stated they imagine that their neighbors are Trump voters, solely 36 of them say they’re surrounded by Biden backers.