A Breakthrough of Trump Ones Against Biden Falls Short

In Minnesota, Mr. Biden was ahead of the suburban electorate by 20 percentage points. In Wisconsin, that advantage was just five points.

More important for the former Vice President is his strength with seniors, a benefit Democrats did not get four years ago. Mr. Biden leads by 12 points, between 52 and 40 people, 65 and older in four states, and overwhelmingly, he says he will do better than Mr. Trump, the country. Would be better than integrating, handling and addressing race relations. Epidemic.

These same voters are deeply concerned about the virus, with 58 percent of them saying that “the federal government’s priority should be to limit the spread of coronovirus, even if it hurts the economy.”

If the survey below Mr. Trump’s modest growth is a warning signal for Mr. Biden, it is that many seniors want him to more emphatically denounce the violence that has been exacerbated by the summer’s racial justice protests .

By a margin of 20 points, 53 to 33, more than 65 voters in four states said the former vice-president had not done enough to condemn the riot. And 70 percent of these voters said that crime was a “major problem” in the country.

Ellen Christenson, a 69-year-old Wisconsin native, said she had voted twice for former President Barack Obama before supporting Green Party candidate Jill Stein in 2016. Now Ms. Christenson said she was torn between Mr. Trump and Mr. Biden. “Can go either way.”

“There was not enough condemnation of the violence and the burning,” said Mr Biden.

Originally a supporter of the Black Lives Matter movement, Ms. Christenson said she now felt that it had gone too far, and said she was “kind of resentful” that her workplace had recently given her a take on microaggregation Forced to take the seminar.