PA-ACP's PA Pre-Election Assessment

The Presidential election has seen both camps in and out of Pennsylvania regularly, as the Trump camp sees the state as one of a half-dozen critical states as keys to an electoral college victory, and former VP Biden’s camp wants to win one or two of those six outright to forestall a lengthy battle in the courts. Strategies differ, with the Democrats focusing on early voting in those states, and Republicans looking at more traditional get out the vote programs. One national poll earlier this week suggested that 86% of Republicans plan to vote on Election Day. That means election night when you just count the results from the day’s voting, Trump may well lead in Pennsylvania, but given the rules of mail-in voting and counting, a week later, Biden may well be the winner.

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