CBS News Battleground Tracker finds one third of voters plan to vote by mail in 2020
The latest CBS News Battleground Tracker poll finds a third of voters plan to cast their ballots by mail in 2020, and those voters are mostly Democrats. CBS News director of elections and surveys Anthony Salvanto joins CBSN's "Red & Blue" to break down the reasons why Democrats and Republicans are taking a different approach to voting this year.
More than half of Americans plan to vote early this year, and a third plan to do it by mail. But there is a sharp divide between Democrats and Republicans over the topic. A new Buzzfeed/Telemundo survey is showing a large number of Latino voters, 71 percent, are motivated to vote in the 2020 election by the coronavirus pandemic after being one of the hardest groups in the U.S. A new CBS News Battleground Tracker poll finds former vice president Joe Biden ahead of President Trump in Arizona and Wisconsin, the states he won in the 2016 election. CBS News elections and surveys director Anthony Salvanto joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss why the president is trailing in both these critical states. The latest CBS News Battleground Tracker poll shows Joe Biden edging ahead of President Trump in Arizona, a state that has been in the Republican column all but once since Eisenhower won it in the 1950s. Biden also holds a 9-point lead in Minnesota. CBS News elections and surveys director Anthony Salvanto joins Elaine Quijano on CBSN's "Red & Blue" to discuss what's behind Biden's rise in these states and more.