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Trump’s Rural Edge Shrinks With Enthusiasm Fading in Key States

  • Surveys show Trump’s margin fading versus 2016 exit polls
  • Biden campaign making efforts to play for rural votes
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2020 Presidential Election By the Numbers: Week of 10/23

The big margin of support among rural voters that helped Donald Trump secure victory four years ago is looking less firm in 2020 with the potential to shift the outcomes in key battleground states.

Joe Biden, the Democratic nominee, is nowhere near winning the rural areas of the country, where roads are lined with Trump-Pence lawn signs and barn banners and campaign flags flutter from pickup trucks.