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Trump, Biden in virtual tie among North Carolina and Georgia voters: poll

Added 09-27-20 02:57:01pm EST - “President Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden are neck-and-neck in Georgia and North Carolina, while Trump holds a 10-point lead in South Carolina, according to a” - Thehill.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Trump, Biden in virtual tie among North Carolina and Georgia voters: poll”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says voters should choose who nominates Supreme Court justice Trump, Biden will not shake hands at first debate due to COVID-19 Pelosi: Trump Supreme Court pick 'threatens' Affordable Care Act MORE and Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden says voters should choose who nominates Supreme Court justice Trump, Biden will not shake hands at first debate due to COVID-19 Joe Biden should enact critical government reforms if he wins MORE are neck-and-neck in Georgia and North Carolina, while Trump holds a 10-point lead in South Carolina, according to a CBS/YouGov poll released Sunday.

Biden and Trump are statistically tied in Georgia, where 47 percent of likely voters support Trump, versus 46 percent for Biden.

South Carolina appears to be less competitive, with Trump leading Biden 52 percent to 42 percent. However, the Palmetto State’s Senate race was much closer in the polls, with Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-S.C.) receiving 45 percent to Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison’s 44 percent.

Most poll respondents said the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader GinsburgRuth Bader GinsburgBiden says voters should choose who nominates Supreme Court justice Pelosi: Trump Supreme Court pick 'threatens' Affordable Care Act Watch live: Trump holds campaign rally in Pennsylvania MORE and the resulting vacancy on the court has raised the stakes of the election for them. Fifty-three percent of Georgia voters and 56 percent of North Carolina voters said it made the election more important for them. Forty-three percent of Georgia respondents and 42 percent of North Carolina voters said it did not affect the election’s importance, while 3 percent and 2 percent, respectively, said it made it less important.

A greater percentage of Democrats were motivated by the issue than Republicans, according to the survey. Sixty percent of Democrats in both Georgia and North Carolina said it made them more motivated to vote, compared to 46 percent of Georgia Republicans and 47 percent of North Carolina Republicans.

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