A majority of respondents in Nevada and Pennsylvania and a plurality of people in Ohio also said they trusted Biden more for the appointment of the next Supreme Court justice than Trump. Trump said he would nominate his court candidate on Saturday, following the death of Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg last week.
Trump recently disparaged the Fox News poll after a number of polls showed Biden to be leading in key states. In an interview with Fox News’ Brian Kilmeade Thursday, Trump called the network’s pollsters “incompetent.”
“They don’t like me, I can tell you that. But – then you know, what can I tell you. The worst poll is usually the Fox poll, ”Trump said. Kilmeade defended the network, telling the president: “if you meet them, you would like them”.
The polls were conducted September 20-23 – after Ginsburg’s death – under the joint leadership of Beacon Research and Shaw & Company. Investigators spoke to more than 800 random probable voters in each of the three states by cell phone and landline. The margin of error was plus or minus 3 percentage points in each state.