A new Fox News poll finds former Vice President Joe Biden leading President Trump by 8 points nationally
The survey, released Thursday, finds Biden at 48 percent support and Trump at 40 percent, with 11 percent undecided or saying they’ll support someone else.
Trump and Biden were tied at 42 percent in the same survey last month.
Biden leads by 17 points among voters aged 65 and older and by 13 points among independents, according to the poll
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The Fox News survey found that Biden leads 53 percent to 41 among voters who say they’re extremely motivated to vote in November.
Sixty-nine percent of Biden’s supporters described themselves as extremely motivated, compared to 61 percent of Trump’s supporters.
The poll found a massive gender gap, with Biden leading by 20 points among women and Trump leading by 7 points among men.
The president has a 30-point lead among rural white voters, while Biden has a 64-point lead among black voters.
Biden leads Trump by 9 points on the question of who is better suited to handle the pandemic, and he leads by 17 points on the issue of health care.
The Fox News survey of 1,207 registered voters nationwide was conducted between May 17 and 20 and has a 2.5 point margin of error.