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New Poll Shows Republicans Who Fear Virus Are Flocking To Biden

Reprinted with permission from Alternet

President Donald Trump's reelection strategy continues to be a rally-the-base approach, and millions of diehard MAGA voters have not been swayed by the coronavirus pandemic. But journalist Philip Bump, in the Washington Post, notes that support for Trump is not universal among Republican voters — and that according to a new Post/ABC News poll, one in six registered Republicans who are worried about being infected with coronavirus plan to vote for former Vice President Joe Biden.

"About half of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents say they're worried that they or their families might contract the coronavirus — and a fifth of that group say they plan to vote for Biden," Bump explains. "Looking only at registered Republican voters, the figure is 1 in 6."

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