President Trump’s net approval rating has plunged in every key battleground state since taking office in January 2017, according to Morning Consult’s tracking poll.
- Disapproval numbers are larger than approval numbers in 15 states including 8 that Trump carried in 2016 (note the shift in WI).
- Both Republican and Democratic campaign aides privately acknowledge that they expect the election to be razor-thin in many of these states, just as it was in 2016.
- However, the Trump campaign is betting on the Republican National Committee’s data prowess and the size of the Democratic field to give them the upper hand, even with Trump’s approval rating underwater in nearly every key state.
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