(NewsReady.com) – The 2020 Election Day is a little over a month away and the race is in full swing. As Americans prepare to go to the polls, two states just saw their races tighten, according to a new poll.
The Cook Political Report, a nonpartisan organization, is reporting the races in Iowa and Ohio just got closer. The states were both moved from “lean Republican” to “toss up.”
Back in mid-June we moved IA & OH from Likely R to Lean R. Even as the polls showed a tied race in both states, they were also catching Trump at what could be his lowest point of the cycle. Back then I wrote…1/https://t.co/b3FSNOkvJr
— amy walter (@amyewalter) September 29, 2020
These two states are critical for President Donald Trump. No GOP candidate has ever won the White House without winning Ohio. In order to reach the 270 electoral votes he needs, the commander-in-chief needs both of the states.
The good news for the Trump campaign is that he won both states by pretty significant margins in 2016. In fact, he won 51.2% of the vote in Iowa, while Hillary only received 41.7%. He beat her by the widest margin than any other candidate since Ronald Reagan. He won by more than eight points in Ohio, as well.
So, it can be done, but it’s not over yet. There’s still over a month left for the president to pull off a win.
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