Recent polls display a marked decline in Joe Biden’s presidential reelection chances in the key battleground state of Michigan.

In a Real Clear Politics average of recent polls, Republican challenger and former president Donald Trump claims a 3.7 point advantage in Michigan over Biden, a 0.7 point lead after factoring in a 3.0 point margin of error.

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Trump leads Biden in Michigan by a whopping eight points in the CNN poll conducted between March 13 and March 18, with Trump at 50% and Biden garnering only 42%.

Only one recent poll concludes with Biden holding off a Trump surge. The Hill/Emerson poll places the two candidates in a statistical dead heat.

Only 35% of those polled in Michigan by CNN responded that they approved of the president’s job performance. Respondents were displeased with Biden’s handling of six different issues. This highest approval received by Biden was for the economy (39%), followed by protecting democracy (23%), immigration (15%), abortion and reproductive rights (12%), foreign policy (3%), and climate change (3%).

Trump also threatens Biden’s reelection chances in other key battleground states identified as Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, Georgia, and Nevada.

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Trump defeated Hillary Clinton in Michigan in 2016, which was the first time a Republican presidential candidate won in the state since 1988. In 2020, Biden defeated Trump by 150,000 votes in Michigan, 80,000 votes in Pennsylvania, and only 21,000 votes in Wisconsin.

On Monday, The Midwesterner submitted a press inquiry to Cheri Hardmon, Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson’s senior press secretary. In an email, Hardmon was asked if Benson would accept the results if Donald Trump wins Michigan in November. Hardmon’s response was short: “Yes.”