Donald Trump Is Losing to Joe Biden With Seniors in 3 Key Swing States

President Donald Trump currently trails Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden among seniors in three key swing states, according to a new poll.

The poll, which was conducted by Morning Consult, found the former vice president ahead with people aged 65 and above in Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

According to the poll, Biden's largest lead comes in among seniors in Michigan, as 55 percent said they'd vote for him compared to 42 percent who said they'd vote for Trump.

In Pennsylvania, the poll found Biden holding a nine-point lead over Trump among seniors, as 52 percent of them sided with him while 43 percent chose Trump as their preferred candidate.

Similarly, in Wisconsin, the poll found Trump trailing by 12 points, with 53 percent of seniors saying they'd vote for Biden compared to 41 percent who chose Trump.

Morning Consult conducted surveys in several key swing states between 835 to 4,785 likely voters from October 2 to October 11. The poll reported a margin of error for each state ranging from plus or minus 2 percentage points to 8 percentage points.

On the other hand, the poll found Trump ahead of Biden among seniors in three other key swing states, including Georgia, Texas and Arizona.

According to the study, in Georgia, 56 percent of seniors said they'd vote for Trump, while 41 percent sided with Biden—giving the president a 15-point with seniors in the state.

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Wearing a face mask to reduce the risk posed by the coronavirus, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden points to supporters during a drive-in voter mobilization event at Miramar Regional Park October 13, 2020 in Miramar, Florida Chip Somodevilla/Getty

In Texas, the poll found 54 percent of seniors siding with Trump, compared to 43 percent of them backing Biden.

The poll found Trump holding a smaller lead in Arizona, as 49 percent of senior citizens said they'd vote for him—compared to 46 percent of that demographic who chose Biden as their preferred candidate.

Across other key swing states, the poll found the two candidates receiving nearly equal support among seniors. In Florida, the former vice president currently holds a two-point lead (50 to 48 percent). In North Carolina, the study showed Trump ahead by the same margin as he received 50 percent of votes from seniors, while 48 percent of them supported Biden.

In Ohio, the poll found Biden ahead by one point among seniors, as 49 percent said they'd support him, while 48 percent of them chose Trump.

Overall, the poll found Trump trailing Biden among seniors nationally, as 52 percent said they'd back the Democratic candidate, compared to 44 percent of those who sided with Trump.

Several other polls have found similar results with the former vice president ahead of Trump among that particular age demographic.

A national poll conducted by NBC News/Wall Street Journal found 62 percent of seniors backing Biden, while 35 percent of them chose Trump as their preferred candidate.

This NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll surveyed 800 registered voters across the U.S. from September 30 to October 1 and reported a margin of error of plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.

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