Nexstar Iowa 2020 RABA Research Poll: Results show Pres. Trump, Biden close in Iowa

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(KCAU) – The results are in from the latest Iowa RABA Research Poll. The latest poll shows Pres. Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden still fighting neck and neck for Iowa votes.

The poll shows Biden leading with 50% of Iowans and Trump close behind with 46%, which means they’re at a statistical tie after accounting for a 4% margin of error.

Compared to a previous poll, support for President Trump has remained the same, with Biden gaining 2% of the undecided vote.

Biden is leading with both men and women by 52% and 49% respectively. Support for Trump remains level at 46% for both genders.

The second Nexstar Iowa 2020 RABA Research Poll was conducted from October 21-24, 2020 via a cell phone and landline survey. 693 Iowans were polled. The margin of error for the results is +/-4%.

The poll also shows that while the race for the White House is a statistical tie, the parties are strongly behind their candidates.

91% of Iowans that identify as Democrats said they’re voting for former Vice President Joe Biden in the upcoming election.

Among Republicans, President Donald Trump is receiving 90% of the vote.

Iowans who identify as something else more closely reflect the overall results, with 51% supporting Biden, and 42 % voting for Trump.

Results from the poll showed how comfortable Iowans were talking about politics in public.

A slight majority (58%) of people said they were comfortable doing so, compared to those not (42%). Women were less inclined with only 51% saying they felt comfortable. However, men were significantly more likely to say they’re okay with talking politics, with 67% saying yes.


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