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            National polling average

            Biden is leading (+9) the national polling average.

            Illustration of Joe Biden

            Biden

            52%

            Trump

            43%

            Illustration of Donald Trump

            Average of national polls since Oct. 12 that meet Washington Post standards for transparency and quality. Includes polls by CNN, Economist-YouGov, Fox News, NBC-WSJ, SurveyMonkey-Tableau and Quinnipiac University.

            Slight lead

            Clear lead

            StateBidenTrump
            Arizona50%46%
            Florida4947
            Georgia4947
            Iowa4747
            Michigan5142
            Nevada5046
            North Carolina5146
            Ohio4749
            Pennsylvania5044
            Texas4649
            Wisconsin5243

            Sources: Average of state polls since Oct. 4 that meet Washington Post standards for transparency and quality. Includes polls by AJC-UGA, CBS-YouGov, CNN, De Moines Register/Mediacom Iowa, Fox News, Franklin & Marshall College, Marquette Law School, Monmouth University, Muhlenberg College-Morning Call, NBC News-Marist College, NYT-Siena College, OH Predictive Insights, Post-ABC, Quinnipiac University, SurveyMonkey-Tableau and University of North Florida.

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