News24LAST UPDATED: Oct. 30, 2020, 2:31 p.m.
Washington DC: With just five days left for the US presidential election on November 3, Democratic nominee Joe Biden was currently leading President Donald in three battleground states of Florida, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina, a new poll showed.
In the 2016 presidential election, Trump won in all three states.
In Florida, he won 49.02 percent of the votes, while his then-Democratic rival Hillary Clinton came in close with 47.82 percent of the ballots.
In North Carolina, the President won 49.83 percent of the votes, while in Pennsylvania he garnered 48.18 percent of the ballots.
In the latest Hill/Harris battleground poll released on Thursday, Biden was leading Trump by three points in Florida, 50 percent to 47 percent.
The poll results came after both Biden and Trump campaigned in Florida on Thursday, The Hill news website reported.
Biden has been backed by a majority of Hispanic voters in the 'Sunshine State'
Also on Thursday, the Quinnipiac University poll placed Biden ahead of Trump by 3 points in the state, while the RealClearPolitics polling average revealed that the former Vice President was leading by 7.7 percentage points.
Meanwhile in Pennsylvania, Biden was leading Trump by 51 percent to 46 percent, the Hill/Harris battleground poll showed.
But the President had the support of white voters at 51 percent, while Biden was close behind at 46 percent.
In North Carolina, the former Vice President and the President were neck-and-neck with 49 percent to 48 percent, according to the Hill/Harris battleground poll.
The President garnered the support of white voters also in North Carolina with 60 percent, while only 38 percent in this demographic backed Biden.
But, 91 percent of African-Americans backed the former President and only 6 percent voted for the incumbent leader.
Biden also held a 10 point lead over Trump among Latinos, 42 percent to 52 percent.
Currently, Biden had a 12-point nationwide lead against Trump, a CNN poll revealed on Wednesday.
In the RealClear Politics polling average, the former Vice President was currently leading Trump in a 51.1 percent to 43.6 percent vote.
The latest Quinnipiac University poll national released on October 23 showed Biden with a 10-point advantage.
According to the latest Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on October 21, Biden was in the lead with support from 49 percent of registered voters, while Trump had the backing of 45 percent, The Hill news agency reported.