Sunday, September 13, 2020
The 2020 Presidential and Senate nowcast: the races congeal
- by New Deal democrat
Here is my weekly update on the 2020 elections, based on State rather than national polling in the past 30 days, since that directly reflects what is likely to happen in the Electoral College. Remember that polls are really only nowcasts, not forecasts. They are snapshots of the present; there is no guarantee they will be identical or nearly identical in early November.
Let’s begin with Trump’s approval. After several weeks of improvement, this week Trump’s approval eroded very slightly - but remains right in its normal range for the past 3 1/2 years: