September 8, 2020

Portrait of an election: US race boils down to six swing states

Washington (AFP) – The US election, eight weeks from Tuesday, is boiling down to a handful of battleground states that Joe Biden must flip in order to snatch the White House from President Donald Trump.All of this year’s top swing states — Florida, Pennsylvania, Michigan, North Carolina, Wisconsin and Arizona — went to Trump in 2016, including four which had voted for Democrat Barack Obama in 2012.In a sign of how critical they are, Trump travels to two of them, Florida and North Carolina, on Tuesday alone.Challenger Joe Biden leads by an average of 3.2 percentage points in the battlegrounds…


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