Poll: Trump is in big trouble in Michigan

click to enlarge STEVE NEAVLING
Steve Neavling

President Trump is rapidly losing support in Michigan, a key swing state in presidential elections.

Nearly half of Michigan residents “definitely” will not vote for Trump, compared to 31% who said they definitely will, according to an EPIC-MRA poll of 600 active and likely voters. Another 16% said they will probably vote for someone else.

Similar polls in Wisconsin and Florida, two other key swing states, show Trump’s chances of getting re-elected are diminishing.

Trump won Michigan by only 10,000 votes, which is about 0.25 percent of all ballots cast in the presidential election in 2016.

According to the EPIC-MRA poll, Trump’s support among independent voters is evaporating, with 44% saying they will definitely vote for someone else and 27% indicating they will probably support another candidate. Only 18% of independent voters said they will definitely vote for Trump.

The poll, which has a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points, was conducted over the phone between Sunday and Thursday.

The president’s support among Republicans also is declining, with only two-thirds saying they definitely will vote for Trump.

In Florida, 53% of voters said they believe Trump should not be elected, compared to 40% who said they believe he should, according to a recent poll by Bendixen & Amandi International.

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About The Author

Steve Neavling

Steve Neavling is an award-winning investigative journalist who operated Motor City Muckraker, an online news site devoted to exposing abuses of power and holding public officials accountable. Neavling also hosted Muckraker Report on 910AM from September 2017 to July 2018. Before launching Motor City Muckraker,...
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