Trump against Biden - sometimes quite decent.
The first surveys show: One candidate clearly won the TV duel.
But someone else benefited from the new tone of voice.
On the night of Friday (October 23), Donald Trump and Joe Biden met for the last TV duel before the 2020 US election *.
The round was surprisingly civilized.
Initial surveys show a clear winner - but it also seems that Donald Trump has benefited at least a little from the change of course.
Nashville / Washington
Nashville / Washington
- The second and last US presidential debate was unexpectedly civilized - apart from a Hitler comparison.
Possibly a consequence of the possibility to
mute the candidates
, as the
New York Times
But possibly also a conscious strategic decision by the election campaign teams.
But who was the benefit of the round?
Trump versus Biden: last TV duel before the US election - who won it?
According to the
quick polls by
declared 53 percent of respondents, the challenger from the ranks of the Democrats was for her the
winner of the TV duel
39 percent saw
Donald Trump *
in this role.
Biden also received astonishingly high approval ratings for the question of whether his
criticism of Trump was fair
: 73 percent of the survey participants said yes. In contrast, 50 percent of the respondents found Trump's accusations against his opponents "fair".
Results of the CNN instant poll of debate watchers: 53% say Biden won, 39% say Trump won.
- Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) October 23, 2020
quickly published survey also
saw Biden * as the winner.
52 percent of those surveyed told the “Data for Progress” institute that Biden had won.
41 percent voted for Trump.
This result is a “preliminary result”.
US election 2020: Trump and Biden behave in the final debate - the effects are rather minor
However, there are several small downsides for Biden.
After the first debate,
had determined even worse values for Trump.
In the broadcaster's poll at the time, only 28 percent of those questioned
incumbent US president
and 67 percent rated his allegations as "unfair".
Amazingly, Trump seems to have benefited from deviating from his usual rhetoric - even if,
according to the measurements of the polls, it is not enough to win
At the same time, the broadcaster determined that
the comparatively tame group had a
preferences of the voters
When asked how positive or negative Trump and Biden are seen, according to the report, very little happened: 56 percent of those surveyed gave Biden a positive rating after the debate, Trump 41 percent.
With that, Biden gained exactly one percentage point and Trump lost one.
585 respondents by telephone
, the database of the survey was rather small.
In the USA, voting will take place on November 3rd *.
Polls recently showed a lead for Biden - but also a slight catch-up by Donald Trump.
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