Poll: Biden's Michigan Lead Over Trump Shrinks from July

September 18, 2020, 7:55 AM

President Trump and Joe Biden

With the Nov. 3 election less than seven weeks away, a Detroit Free Press poll released Friday shows Democratic nominee Joe Biden leading President Donald Trump 48-40 percent.

The survey by EPIC-MRA of Lansing has a margin of error of plus or minus four percentage points. 

While the lead is significant, it's down from 11 points in July and 16 points in June.

Michigan is considered a must-win state for Biden. Trump won its 16 electoral votes in 2016 by 10,704 votes.

"It's likely to tighten up (even more) but a lot is likely to hinge on the debates," Bernie Porn, who conducted the poll, tells the Freep. 

Read more:  Detroit Free Press

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