Other Poll Years

2020 Polling

October 2020

USC Dornsife Daybreak Poll Crosstabs and Topline (October 14, 2020)

Poll Media Coverage

Trump hasn’t recovered from tailspin set off by raucous debate performance, poll shows David Lauter, Los Angeles Times (October 14, 2020)

USC

News Release
Voter confidence in Trump’s mental and physical fitness drops after first debate while confidence in Biden grows Jim Key, USC Dornsife News (October 14, 2020)

August - September 2020

USC Dornsife Daybreak Poll Methodology and Crosstabs (September 16, 2020)

Poll Media Coverage

September 2020
The Upshot on Today’s Polls Nate Cohn, The New York Times (September 22, 2020)

State by state, Trump falls behind David Lauter, Los Angeles Times (September 18, 2020)

Poll highlights key barriers for Trump and Biden in final weeks before election David Lauter, Los Angeles Times (September 16, 2020)

USC

News Release - September 2020
Small majority of voters trust Trump to handle jobs & economy, but Biden leads on all other issues (September 16, 2020)

USC poll: Biden leads on everything but jobs and the economy Jenesse Miller, USC News (September 16, 2020)

AUGUST 19 AND SEPTEMBER 1, 2020 RELEASES

USC Dornsife Daybreak Poll Methodology and Toplines (September 1, 2020)

Poll Media Coverage

September 2020
Trump has slipped among key groups that backed him in 2016 David Lauter, Los Angeles Times (September 1, 2020)

Donald Trump got no bounce from the Republican convention, new poll finds and is losing support among key groups which helped him win in 2016 Katelyn Caralle, Daily Mail (September 1, 2020)

USC Poll shows 11-point lead for Biden over Trump Jonathan Easley, The Hill (September 1, 2020)

USC Poll That Predicted 2016 Trump Victory Shows Big National Lead for Biden
Chris Jennewein, Times of San Diego (September 1, 2020)

August 2020
52% of People Who Didn't Vote in 2016 Say They're Voting in 2020 for Biden Aila Slisco, Newsweek (August 20, 2020)

Poll Finds People Who Sat Out 2016 Election Favor Joe Biden Spectrum News Staff Nationwide, Spectrum News (August 20, 2020)

Poll: 52 percent of people who didn't vote in 2016 say they're voting for Biden Rebecca Klar, The Hill (August 20, 2020)

USC

News Release - September 2020
Trump has lost ground since 2016 among key groups, down 11 points against Biden (September 1, 2020)

News Release - August 2020
USC Dornsife Launches 2020 Election Tracking Poll; Biden Leads by 11 Points (August 19, 2020)

USC Dornsife election poll that made headlines in 2016 relaunches with changes Jim Key, USC Dornsife News (August 19, 2020)

January 2020

Los Angeles Times Article
Joe Biden holds lead in national poll: Is is a firewall against Iowa, New Hampshire losses? Janet Hook, Los Angeles Times (January 31, 2020)

USC News Release and News
USC Dornsife/LA Times Poll: Biden is the favorite among likely voters at nearly 2:1 (January 31, 2020)

Poll: Biden remains the Democratic favorite among likely voters Jenesse Miller, USC News (January 31, 2020)