Trump holds slim lead over Biden in both head-to-head and five-way race: poll 

Former President Donald Trump is main Joe Biden by a razor-thin margin within the 2024 White Home race, in accordance with a new poll.

The Fox News survey, launched Wednesday, reveals the ex-commander in chief main the incumbent 49% to 48% in a head-to-head rematch of the 2020 election. 

Trump, 77, maintains his edge over Biden, 81, in a hypothetical five-way race as effectively, main by a 3-point margin, 43% to 40%. 

Trump leads Biden by 3 factors nationally in a five-way race, the ballot discovered. Getty Photos

Whereas nonetheless trailing Trump, Biden’s numbers have improved because the final Fox Information nationwide ballot. 

In March, the survey discovered the president lagging behind his predecessor by 5 factors each head-to-head (50% to 45%) and with third-party candidates included (43% to 38%). 

Biden’s uptick within the polls coincides with improved numbers amongst black voters and his highest approval ranking since January 2023. 

The survey discovered Biden garnering 72% help amongst black voters – up from 66% in February, however nonetheless beneath the 79% backing he was receiving from the important thing Democratic voting bloc earlier than the 2020 election.

The president’s approval ranking was measured at 45%, signifying a 4-point enhance from March. 

When registered voters had been requested about particular points, Biden’s approval numbers dipped. 

On his dealing with of the economic system, 40% permitted whereas 59% disapproved; on inflation, 34% permitted and 64% disapproved; on border safety, 33% permitted and 64% disapproved; and on the Israel-Hamas struggle, 32% permitted and 64% disapproved. 

Voters trusted Biden over Trump on points associated to abortion, healthcare and election integrity, whereas the previous president held the benefit on points regarding crime, immigration, international coverage and the economic system, in accordance with the ballot. 

Voters had been cut up on who they belief extra in terms of vitality coverage. 

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Biden’s numbers in opposition to Trump have improved since March, the ballot discovered. AFP by way of Getty Photos

Among the many three third-party candidates within the race, Robert F. Kennedy, Jr., led the pack with 11% help (down from 12% in March) and Cornel West and Jill Stein acquired 2% every. 

Kennedy clawed away help from these backing Biden and Trump in a two-way race about equally – 10% from Biden and 9% from Trump –  the ballot discovered. 

Backing for Stein and West, however, primarily got here from voters who would have in any other case supported Biden. 

The Fox Information ballot surveyed 1,126 registered voters and was performed between Might 10 and Might 13. 

It had a margin of error of three share factors. 

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