2020 Electoral College

Comparison of Best Polled Candidate Combinations

Most Recent Poll (middate): 2019-03-16 12:00 UTC

Last Poll Update: 2019-03-18 06:37 UTC

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Summary Comparisons

Trump Best230308Trump by 78
Expected290248Biden by 42
Biden Best347191Biden by 156
The tipping point state is CO where Biden is ahead by 1.2%.
Biden vs Trump Summary

Trump Best220318Trump by 98
Expected266272Trump by 6
Warren Best347191Warren by 156
The tipping point state is VA where Trump is ahead by 0.1%.
Warren vs Trump Summary

Trump Best216322Trump by 106
Expected266272Trump by 6
O'Rourke Best347191O'Rourke by 156
The tipping point state is IA where Trump is ahead by 0.1%.
O'Rourke vs Trump Summary

Trump Best216322Trump by 106
Expected266272Trump by 6
Harris Best347191Harris by 156
The tipping point state is VA where Trump is ahead by 0.1%.
Harris vs Trump Summary

Trump Best220318Trump by 98
Expected272266Sanders by 6
Sanders Best347191Sanders by 156
The tipping point state is IA where Sanders is ahead by 0.9%.
Sanders vs Trump Summary

The 'Expected' scenario represents each candiate winning all the states they are ahead in. 'Best' scenarios represent the candidate winning all of the states they are ahead in, plus all of their opponent's 'weak' states.


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If there is tie for the middate of the oldest poll to be included, all polls with that middate are included.

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If a pollster releases multiple results based on the same sample they are weighted so collectively they count as "1 poll".

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