Donald Trump and Joe Biden Are in a Dead Heat in These States

President Donald Trump and Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, are in a dead heat in several states, according to recent polls.

The two candidates are statistically neck and neck in North Carolina, Utah, Arizona, Minnesota and Georgia.

A North Carolina poll, released Tuesday and conducted by Meeting Street Insights, showed that 45 percent of those surveyed said they would vote for Trump and 45 percent for Biden. The same poll showed that 42 percent of voters have a favorable view of the former vice president, while 48 percent had an unfavorable view. Forty-eight percent of voters approve of Trump's job as president, and 46 percent disapprove.

A Utah poll released Tuesday by Utah Policy said that 44 percent of 1,078 likely voters would vote for Trump, while 41 percent said Biden. The poll had a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percent.

HighGround conducted an Arizona poll, released Tuesday, that shows 47 percent of 400 likely voters would choose Biden, while 45 percent would cast their ballot for Trump. The poll also showed that 29.3 percent of voters blame Trump for the spread of the novel coronavirus in the United States and 20.3 percent blame China, while 25.3 percent said they either blame no one or don't know whom to blame. The poll had a margin of error of plus or minus 4.9 percent.

The Star Tribune newspaper in Minnesota conducted a poll, released May 25, that said 49 percent of likely voters support Biden and 44 percent support Trump, while 7 percent are undecided. The poll has a margin of error of 3.9 percent. The survey also found that 45 percent of voters in the state approve of the job the president is doing, while 53 percent disapprove.

Civiqs conducted a poll in Georgia, released May 19, that said 48 percent of 1,339 likely voters would choose Biden, while 47 percent would cast a ballot for Trump. The survey also found that 54 percent of voters have an unfavorable view of Biden, while 40 percent have a favorable view. The president fared better in his favorability rating, as 47 percent said they had a favorable view of the president and 51 percent had an unfavorable view. That poll had a margin of error of plus or minus 3.1 percent.

Newsweek reached out to the Trump and Biden campaigns for comment on the seemingly tight races in these states, but they did not respond back in time for publication.

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