Gallup poll: Majority of Americans believe Trump will win November election

Donald Trump, Joe Biden
Posted at 1:00 PM, Oct 09, 2020

(WTXL) — A new Gallup poll found that 56 percent of Americans believe they are better off now than they were four years ago.

The organization's most recent survey, released Wednesday, found that 56 percent of the polled registered voters said they are better off now than they were four years ago, while 32 percent said they are worse off.

In comparison, only 45 percent of those polled thought they were better off than four years ago in 2012 when Barack Obama was President.

Another recent survey on President Trump's approval rating leading up to the first presidential debate found that a majority of Americans predict Trump will win reelection.

The poll asked, regardless of whom they personally support, who Americans think will win in November. Gallup found that 56 percent of Americans expect Trump to win over Biden, while 40 percent think Biden will win.

"The prediction of a Trump victory is not consistent with the average of recent national presidential vote-preference polls, which show Biden with a significant lead, but it is consistent with Americans' expectation of a victory for the incumbent president in every race in which one has been running," Gallup said in their analysis of the results.

The latest Gallup results are based on telephone interviews conducted between Sept.14-28 with a random sample of 1,023 adults living in all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.

You can read the full poll results here.