University of Delaware Poll Finds Democrats Lead in Statewide Races

A poll released by the University of Delaware on Monday finds Democrats are leading in all statewide races.

In the presidential race, Delaware resident and Former Delaware U.S. Senator Joe Biden, the Democratic nominee is at 60 percent compared to President Donald Trump, the Republican nominee at 26 percent.

In the gubernatorial race, Incumbent Democratic Governor John Carney holds a 55 percent to 26 percent lead over Republican nominee Julianne Murray, an attorney from Sussex County.

In the U.S. Senate race, Incumbent Democratic Senator Chris Coons holds a 57 percent to 27 percent advantage over his Republican challenger Lauren Witzke.

Incumbent Democratic Representative Lisa Blunt Rochester holds at 51 to 29 percent lead over Republican challenger Lee Murphy.

The poll found the expected weak spot for Democrats is in Sussex County where President Trump leads Former Vice President Biden, 44 percent to 40 percent.

The poll was conducted via phone interview with 976 Delawareans including 847 likely voters. The poll was conducted prior to the presidential debate and prior to President Trump’s COVID-19 diagnosis.

The poll has a 4 percent margin of error.