Democratic presidential candidate, Joe Biden, is leading President Donald Trump by over 40 points amongst Latinx voters in the U.S. and is virtually tied in Texas, according to Univision.
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Six days before the general presidential election, Biden is 3 points ahead of Trump in Texas, a state a democratic candidate has not won since 1976.
Univision polled 2,608 registered Latinx voters between October 17 and 25, with a margin of error of 2.21 percent.
The COVID-19 pandemic was among voters’ greatest concerns, and a majority of respondents support the mandatory use of facemasks, which Trump has often ridiculed.
A majority of voters polled believed that Biden would handle the pandemic better than his rival; however, most of them also said that Trump would be better at managing the economy.
With 38 electoral votes, second only to California, a win in Texas would mean a huge blow to Donald Trump’s hopes to win re-election on November 3.
A Democratic victory in this traditionally conservative state could reshape the electoral map for years to come.