president of the UNITED states, Donald Trump, losing support in the six swing states, as in 2016, surprising secured him the victory over democrat Hillary Clinton.
It shows a new poll of nearly 4000 registered voters in the federal states of Michigan, Wisconsin, Florida, Pennsylvania, Arizona and North Carolina. The measurement is made of the newspaper The New York Times and Siena College.
Trumps the presumed challenger in the election in november, democrat Joe Biden, has in all six states a lead of at least six percentage points, writes The New York Times.
According to the newspaper has Trump lost his earlier support from white voters.
In the presidential election in 2016, was the democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, the most votes, but she could still see Trump run with the keys to The White House.
It is due to the USA's special electoral system with the electoral votes, which ultimately decides who wins. Each state has a number of electors, and the candidate who gets the most votes in each states gets all the electoral votes.
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In 2016, this meant, for example, to Trump the secured all the electoral votes from Michigan, Wisconsin and Pennsylvania, although he only prevailed with less than a percentage point lead for Clinton.
In total there are 538 electoral votes distributed according to the population in the 50 states of the united states.
According to the new measurement has Joe Biden in the above three states a lead of 10-11 percentage points.
In Arizona and North Carolina, where Trump was victorious by over four percentage points in 2016, has Biden a lead in, respectively, seven and nine percentage points.
However, the measurements also show that Trump continues to have greater support in these six states than he has nationally.
Thus showed a separate measurement on Wednesday in The New York Times that Biden lead by 14 percentage points - 50 percent versus 36 percent for Trump.
If Joe Biden wins the six states, as the new measurement, as well as those states which Hillary Clinton won in 2016, he will become AMERICA's new president with at least 333 electoral votes behind him.
It will be far more than the 270, as a minimum, writes the New York Times.
most of The combinations with victories in three of the six states will also be sufficient to ensure the Biden victory, according to the newspaper.
the swing states are states in which there is a real possibility that both presidential candidates can win.
The states of switches the like to between the parties from election to election. States, which in the past has been safe for a lot, can easily develop into a svingstat - and vice versa.