National polling average

Biden is leading (+9) the national polling average.

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Biden

52%

Trump

43%

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Average of national polls since Oct. 12 that meet Washington Post standards for transparency and quality. Includes polls by Economist-YouGov, NBC-WSJ, PBS NewsHour/NPR/Marist, SurveyMonkey-Tableau and Quinnipiac University.

WASHINGTON POST-ABC NEWS POLL

North CarolinaOct. 12-17

The latest Post-ABC News poll in North Carolina is close, with neither Trump nor Biden holding a clear advantage.

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Biden

49%

Trump

48%

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Washington Post-ABC News poll among 646 North Carolina likely voters with an error margin of +/- 4.5 percentage points.

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