Has Trump Increased His Base?

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Trump supporters look at the polls which have Biden way out in front and say, "Yeahbut 2016!"

But has Trump actually increased, or even maintained, the number of people who will vote for him? After all, he lost the popular vote in 2016, and his approval vs. disapproval rating as never been in the positives. In fact, he has averaged a weak 41 percent approval during this term.

Just for comparison, Obama averaged 47.9 percent, and his highest approval rating was 67 percent.

Trump has never seen 67 percent. His highest approval ever was 49 percent.

Turnout is going to be higher this time around than it was in 2016. Trump will need to have increased his support substantially.

It seems to me Trump has worked very hard to piss off as many demographics as possible. Suburban housewives, blacks, Hispanics, the elderly, the young, and even the military. His only friends are middle-aged non-college educated white guys.

So what do you think? Is a wipeout coming?
 

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The real question is: will lightning strike twice?"

It's not the number of of the Popular votes that elect the president, it's the number of Electoral votes.
 

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No, he has not increased his base.

His base isn't big enough to win, though they all think they are.

One reason why Trump won was because undecideds broke to him. However, the number of undecideds was in the mid-teens last election whereas it's in the mid-single digits today. He's also losing independents.
 

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No, he has not increased his base.

His base isn't big enough to win, though they all think they are.

One reason why Trump won was because undecideds broke to him. However, the number of undecideds was in the mid-teens last election whereas it's in the mid-single digits today. He's also losing independents.

But all you Blacks are going to vote for him now. And about 20% more latinos.
 
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What makes you think your predictions will be any better this time?
Low favorability ratings. His ability to piss off large groups of people with a single tweet storm. Basically, Trump being Trump.
 
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No, he has not increased his base.

His base isn't big enough to win, though they all think they are.

One reason why Trump won was because undecideds broke to him. However, the number of undecideds was in the mid-teens last election whereas it's in the mid-single digits today. He's also losing independents.

But all you Blacks are going to vote for him now. And about 20% more latinos.
I find it amusing when someone believes blacks are going to turn out for Trump.
 
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The real question is: will lightning strike twice?"

It's not the number of of the Popular votes that elect the president, it's the number of Electoral votes.
It is very rare for someone to lose the popular vote and win the electoral vote. As you said, lightning striking twice? I doubt it.

 

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Trump supporters look at the polls which have Biden way out in front and say, "Yeahbut 2016!"

But has Trump actually increased, or even maintained, the number of people who will vote for him? After all, he lost the popular vote in 2016, and his approval vs. disapproval rating as never been in the positives. In fact, he has averaged a weak 41 percent approval during this term.

Just for comparison, Obama averaged 47.9 percent, and his highest approval rating was 67 percent.

Trump has never seen 67 percent. His highest approval ever was 49 percent.

Turnout is going to be higher this time around than it was in 2016. Trump will need to have increased his support substantially.

It seems to me Trump has worked very hard to piss off as many demographics as possible. Suburban housewives, blacks, Hispanics, the elderly, the young, and even the military. His only friends are middle-aged non-college educated white guys.

So what do you think? Is a wipeout coming?
The folks that didn't vote against Trump are on the voter roles for 2020. They know they screwed up and look at what they got for not voting. Total chaos.
2018 roles increased substantially and for 2020 near 30% higher than 2018. If those do vote and not for Trump all I can say is don't be complacent. Do your duty to this country so we can be what we used to be... Not laughed at, but admired. Something that is very much lacking today.
 

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The real question is: will lightning strike twice?"

It's not the number of of the Popular votes that elect the president, it's the number of Electoral votes.
It is very rare for someone to lose the popular vote and win the electoral vote. As you said, lightning striking twice? I doubt it.

America is a Republic.
 
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Trump supporters look at the polls which have Biden way out in front and say, "Yeahbut 2016!"

But has Trump actually increased, or even maintained, the number of people who will vote for him? After all, he lost the popular vote in 2016, and his approval vs. disapproval rating as never been in the positives. In fact, he has averaged a weak 41 percent approval during this term.

Just for comparison, Obama averaged 47.9 percent, and his highest approval rating was 67 percent.

Trump has never seen 67 percent. His highest approval ever was 49 percent.

Turnout is going to be higher this time around than it was in 2016. Trump will need to have increased his support substantially.

It seems to me Trump has worked very hard to piss off as many demographics as possible. Suburban housewives, blacks, Hispanics, the elderly, the young, and even the military. His only friends are middle-aged non-college educated white guys.

So what do you think? Is a wipeout coming?
The folks that didn't vote against Trump are on the voter roles for 2020. They know they screwed up and look at what they got for not voting. Total chaos.
2018 roles increased substantially and for 2020 near 30% higher than 2018. If those do vote and not for Trump all I can say is don't be complacent. Do your duty to this country so we can be what we used to be... Not laughed at, but admired. Something that is very much lacking today.
High voter turnout usually favors the Democrats.

 
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The real question is: will lightning strike twice?"

It's not the number of of the Popular votes that elect the president, it's the number of Electoral votes.
It is very rare for someone to lose the popular vote and win the electoral vote. As you said, lightning striking twice? I doubt it.

doubt all you want.

I doubt joe is all that popular in flyover states.

Certainly not as popular as Hillary was.
 
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The real question is: will lightning strike twice?"

It's not the number of of the Popular votes that elect the president, it's the number of Electoral votes.
It is very rare for someone to lose the popular vote and win the electoral vote. As you said, lightning striking twice? I doubt it.

doubt all you want.

I doubt joe is all that popular in flyover states.

Certainly not as popular as Hillary was.
Trump is not as popular as he used to be, either.

Its about how much America hates Trump more than how much America loves Biden.

Just like 2016.
 

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Trump supporters look at the polls which have Biden way out in front and say, "Yeahbut 2016!"

But has Trump actually increased, or even maintained, the number of people who will vote for him? After all, he lost the popular vote in 2016, and his approval vs. disapproval rating as never been in the positives. In fact, he has averaged a weak 41 percent approval during this term.

Just for comparison, Obama averaged 47.9 percent, and his highest approval rating was 67 percent.

Trump has never seen 67 percent. His highest approval ever was 49 percent.

Turnout is going to be higher this time around than it was in 2016. Trump will need to have increased his support substantially.

It seems to me Trump has worked very hard to piss off as many demographics as possible. Suburban housewives, blacks, Hispanics, the elderly, the young, and even the military. His only friends are middle-aged non-college educated white guys.

So what do you think? Is a wipeout coming?
The folks that didn't vote against Trump are on the voter roles for 2020. They know they screwed up and look at what they got for not voting. Total chaos.
2018 roles increased substantially and for 2020 near 30% higher than 2018. If those do vote and not for Trump all I can say is don't be complacent. Do your duty to this country so we can be what we used to be... Not laughed at, but admired. Something that is very much lacking today.
High voter turnout usually favors the Democrats.

The problem is, that's the lineup to the washroom of a Trump rally. Trump is pulling 20,000-30,000 an event. Some events people wait days.

There is no way there are enough socialists in America to counter that. At least not yet. Even with Beijing putting in the extra effort.
 
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Trump supporters look at the polls which have Biden way out in front and say, "Yeahbut 2016!"

But has Trump actually increased, or even maintained, the number of people who will vote for him? After all, he lost the popular vote in 2016, and his approval vs. disapproval rating as never been in the positives. In fact, he has averaged a weak 41 percent approval during this term.

Just for comparison, Obama averaged 47.9 percent, and his highest approval rating was 67 percent.

Trump has never seen 67 percent. His highest approval ever was 49 percent.

Turnout is going to be higher this time around than it was in 2016. Trump will need to have increased his support substantially.

It seems to me Trump has worked very hard to piss off as many demographics as possible. Suburban housewives, blacks, Hispanics, the elderly, the young, and even the military. His only friends are middle-aged non-college educated white guys.

So what do you think? Is a wipeout coming?
The folks that didn't vote against Trump are on the voter roles for 2020. They know they screwed up and look at what they got for not voting. Total chaos.
2018 roles increased substantially and for 2020 near 30% higher than 2018. If those do vote and not for Trump all I can say is don't be complacent. Do your duty to this country so we can be what we used to be... Not laughed at, but admired. Something that is very much lacking today.
High voter turnout usually favors the Democrats.

The problem is, that's the lineup to the washroom of a Trump rally. Trump is pulling 20,000-30,000 an event. Some events people wait days.

There is no way there are enough socialists in America to counter that. At least not yet. Even with Beijing putting in the extra effort.
That's the lineup to vote in Texas.
 

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Trump supporters look at the polls which have Biden way out in front and say, "Yeahbut 2016!"

But has Trump actually increased, or even maintained, the number of people who will vote for him? After all, he lost the popular vote in 2016, and his approval vs. disapproval rating as never been in the positives. In fact, he has averaged a weak 41 percent approval during this term.

Just for comparison, Obama averaged 47.9 percent, and his highest approval rating was 67 percent.

Trump has never seen 67 percent. His highest approval ever was 49 percent.

Turnout is going to be higher this time around than it was in 2016. Trump will need to have increased his support substantially.

It seems to me Trump has worked very hard to piss off as many demographics as possible. Suburban housewives, blacks, Hispanics, the elderly, the young, and even the military. His only friends are middle-aged non-college educated white guys.

So what do you think? Is a wipeout coming?

If there is a wipeout it will be against biden....Trump has an over 90% approval rating among republicans...a record for that statistic, and blacks and hispanics like him more than any other republican nominee, and blue collar, democrat party, union workers love him too...........so yes...he is expanding his base...
 

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