July 31 , 2020 - Former Vice President Joe Biden continues to deliberate on his vice presidential running as July comes to a conclusion. With the Democratic National Convention scheduled to start on August 17 , it is now being reported that Biden will announce his pick the week of August 10. Until then pundits will continue to debate who is rising and falling in the veep stakes.
Meanwhile , President Donald Trump traveled to Florida for some fund raising and to get a briefing on Hurricane Isaias which is expected to brush the east coast of Florida over the weekend.
As far as polling in the presidential race , an average of polls finds Biden will 50.2% to 42% for Trump.
July 30, 2020 - A bunch of new statewide polls were released today on the presidential race. In New Hampshire former Vice President Joe Biden has the support of 53% to 40% for President Donald Trump. In Biden's birthplace of the battleground state of Pennsylvania , he scores 50% to 41% for Trump. In North Carolina Trump has 48% to 47% for Biden.
In Wisconsin , Biden has the support of 45% to 35% for Trump. Also in Wisconsin Libertarian presidential candidate Jo Jorgenson has 2%. In Michigan , Biden has 49% to 37% for Trump. Finally in the Sunshine State of Florida Biden has 50% to 46% for Trump.
July 29 , 2020 - The country awaits Joe Biden's pick for vice presidential running mate with 97 days left in race. Already committed to picking a woman for a running mate , Biden is nearing his early August timeline to pick his running mate. Speculation mounts that the candidates on Biden's short list are Senator Kamala Harris of California , Senator Tammy Duckworth of Illinois , Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms , Representative Val Demmings of Florida , and former National Security Advisor Susan Rice.
As far as the actual presidential race , in average of national polling Biden maintains a lead of 8.2% over President Donald Trump.
July 28 ,2020 - A slew of new state polls released today gives an indication of the current status of the 2020 White House race. In Wisconsin , former Vice President Joe Biden has 50% to President Donald Trump's 43%. In Virginia , Biden has 52% to 41% for Trump. In Texas , that traditionally is not a battleground state , Biden has 47% to 45% for Trump.
In the all important state of Pennsylvania , Biden , who was born in Scranton , has 50% to 42% for Trump. Next store in the the Buckeye State of Ohio , which Trump carried in 2016 , Trump has 48% to 45% for Biden. In North Carolina , home of this years Republican National Convention , its all knotted up at 47% each for Biden and Trump.
In Minnesota , things are close with Biden at 47% and Trump at 44%. Finally in Michigan , Biden has 52% to 42%.
July 27 , 2020 - With 99 days left in the presidential race both President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden will be on the move today. Biden with travel to the U.S. Capital for a service to honor the late U.S. Congressman and Civil Rights Icon , John Lewis. Trump is scheduled to travel to North Carolina to visit a bio tech firm.
An average of polling on the presidential race finds today Biden with 50% to Trump's 41.8%