A new ABC News/Washington Post poll has good news for the Democrats on the eve of their virtual convention and after a week which has seen Kamala Harris become Biden’s VP pick.
The data shows that more Americans approve than disapprove of Biden’s choice of Kamala Harris by a 25-point margin, 54% to 29%. Amongst Republican voters the split is is 25-55% – so quite a high proportion backing the Senator from California.
The split amongst Democrats is 86-8%.
Another positive figure for the party from the poll is that among independents, potential swing voters in presidential elections the split is 52-29%.