Trump statistically tied with Biden in Arkansas: poll

President TrumpDonald TrumpMark Walker to stay in North Carolina Senate race Judge lays out schedule for Eastman to speed up records processing for Jan. 6 panel Michael Avenatti cross-examines Stormy Daniels in his own fraud trial MORE and presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe BidenJoe BidenCourt nixes offshore drilling leases auctioned by Biden administration Laquan McDonald's family pushes for federal charges against officer ahead of early release Biden speaks with Ukrainian president amid Russian threat MORE are in statistical dead heat in Arkansas, according to a new poll. 

Trump has the support of 47 percent of likely Arkansas voters, according to a Talk Business and Politics-Hendrix College poll released Sunday. 

The president leads Biden, who is supported by 45 percent of likely voters, by 2 points, which falls within the poll’s 3.3 percentage point margin of error. 


Five percent of voters said they would support “another candidate,” and 3 percent said they were “unsure” which candidate they would support, according to Talk Business. 

The poll found Biden was leading among independent voters, 46 to 40 percent, according to the report. 

In 2016, Trump won the state with 60 percent of the vote. 

The poll was conducted June 9 and June 10 and surveyed 869 likely Arkansas voters. 

It follows recent polls showing Trump trailing Biden in key battleground states.

Fox News polls released earlier this month showed Biden leading Trump in Ohio, Wisconsin and Arizona — three states Trump won in 2016. 

A poll released from the Republican firm Cygnal also showed Biden with a 3-point lead over Trump in Florida. 

And a CNN poll released earlier this month found Biden with a 14-point lead over Trump nationally. The Trump campaign sent a cease-and-desist letter to CNN President Jeff Zucker demanding the network retract the survey. CNN General Counsel David Vigilante dismissed the campaign's demand, calling it a “bad faith attempt by the campaign to threaten litigation to muzzle speech it does not want voters to read or hear.”