With one day until Election Day, Rasmussen Reports on Monday released its latest presidential election poll for Ohio, finding incumbent President Donald Trump to be at 48% and former Vice President Joe Biden at 45% among likely voters. This is a three-point jump for President Trump in the Buckeye State from a Rasmussen poll two weeks ago.
While many experts say that the victor of this contentious election will most likely be decided in another Rust-Belt swing state, Pennsylvania, Ohio still remains crucial for Trump keeping his seat at the Resolute desk. In 2016, Trump won Ohio by eight points, with just over 51% of the vote.
It is important to note that over 2.9 million mail-in ballots have already been returned to election clerks as of Monday, the U.S. Elections Project has reported. Rasmussen found that 60% of Ohio voters have already voted.
According to the same survey, Rasmussen found that 3% are voting for a non-major-party candidate and that 4% of likely voters are undecided.
The pollster says that there is a 3.5% margin of error with a 95% level of confidence in the survey conducted between October 31 and November 1 among 800 likely voters in Ohio.
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Republican Representative Andy Biggs from border state Arizona, which is among the states suffering the greatest consequences from the Biden administration policies, lamented that Trump’s suggestion will be “necessary.”
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