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Swing States: Biden holds slight lead in polls five days before U.S. election
Updated: 2020-10-30 17:05:30 KST
Democratic Presidential Nominee, Joe Biden, is leading the polls in all of the six key battle ground states with five days to go until the election.
However, Biden's leads are somewhat narrow.
In Florida, the second home of President Trump, Biden has a slight lead according to the polls with 48.4 percent compared to Trump's 47.2.
That's just a 1.2 percent lead in a state which helped turn things around for Trump in 2016.
That being said, both Trump and Biden's respective campaign trails reached Florida on the same day Thursday. And while Trump was doing his best to swing the polls back in his direction, Biden was seeking to strengthen his lead.

"Ladies and gentlemen. The heart and soul of this country is at stake. Right here in Florida. It's up to you. You hold the key. If Florida goes blue, it's over. It's over."

"This country deserves a president with proven results, not empty words and promises. On Tuesday, the direction our country will take is in your, in your own hands."

Biden also leads in North Carolina but only by zero.six percent.
Biden's hard work seems to be paying off, though, as the polls indicate a four.three lead in Pennsylvania.
Michigan and Wisconsin have similar numbers too and these three states were traditionally blue before Trump took them in 2016.
Lastly, in the western part of the country in Arizonathe polls have the two candidates tied neck and neck.
With the polls closing later than in the other five states, Arizona could play a crucial role in the electoral count for both candidates.
Together, these six states account for 101 electoral votes and Trump took them all in 2016.
That's less than a fifth of the total, but, as the so-called "swing states", they could effectively decide the election.
Kim Do-yeon, Arirang News
Reporter : tkim@arirang.com