CHICAGO (NewsNation Now) — Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has a slim edge over President Donald Trump in Florida, according to a NewsNation/Emerson College poll out Monday.
Among likely voters polled in a sample of 690 Florida residents, 50% said they would vote for Biden if the election were held today. Just over 47% said they would vote for Trump, with 1% responding they would vote for someone else, and 1.8% saying they remain undecided. Among those undecided, the majority said they would vote for Trump if they had to choose, further closing the gap between the two candidates.
The former vice president’s lead is within the margin of error of 3.7%.
The president’s Florida base remains more excited to support their candidate than Biden supporters, with 64% of respondents who said they’d vote for Trump saying they were “extremely excited,” in comparison to likely Biden voters, with 44% of those respondents saying they were “extremely excited” to support the Democratic nominee.
Despite the poll results leaning slightly in favor of Biden in terms of support, the majority of respondents polled said they expect Trump will win the election.
Of those polled, a majority said they live in urban or