President Donald Trump isn’t catching up with Democratic nominee Joe Biden, according to new 2020 election polls. | Samuel Corum/Getty Images
Joe Biden’s polling lead has gotten huge. But Trump could still make up a lot of ground.
With millions of votes already cast and just three weeks until Election Day, President Donald Trump does not appear to be making up ground in his reelection race against Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
An ABC News/Washington Post national poll released Sunday found Biden leading Trump by 12 percent points, 54 percent to 42 percent, with the Libertarian and Green Party candidates together attracting just 3 percent of likely voters. The poll was conducted entirely after Trump’s October 5 discharge from Walter Reed Medical Center, where he was treated for Covid-19. It shows Biden doubling his lead from the last ABC/Post poll, which found Biden up 6 percentage points in late September.
These days, a 12 percentage point national lead for Biden is largely in line with overall polling averages. FiveThirtyEight gives the Democratic candidate a 10.4 percentage point average lead, while Real Clear Politics puts Biden’s average lead at…