Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden would beat U.S. President Donald Trump in a landslide if the election were held today, a new poll shows.
The new survey by Reuters-Ipsos has 48% of respondents saying they would cast their ballots for Biden and 35% for Trump.
The poll shows 40% approving of the way Trump has handled the coronavirus outbreak, with 55% giving him a thumbs down.
Overall, the survey gives Trump a 38% approval rating. But there is some good news for the president. The Reuters poll shows respondents believe he would be better for the economy than Biden, 43% to 38%.
Separately, a CNBC-Change Research poll has Biden leading the president in six so-called swing states — states likely to decide the outcome of the November election — Arizona, Florida, Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.
But Biden’s lead over Trump in those states is relatively slight — 48% to 45%.