Working-class White Women Are Turning On Trump

Los Angeles Times - 06/26/2020

President Trump’s storied grip on the white working class is weakening among women, threatening both his reelection prospects and his party's efforts to improve its standing with female voters.

White working-class women heavily favored Trump in 2016. But recent polls show they are being driven away by his combative style, his erratic handling of the coronavirus crisis, and his effort to quickly reopen the economy despite health risks.

Surveys in some battleground states have found Biden not just slashing Trump's lead among working-class white women but overtaking him. In Wisconsin, where Trump beat Clinton among white women without college degrees by a 16-point margin, Marquette University Law School polling has found the president trailing Biden in eight of the nine polls conducted since August 2019. Read More!

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