‘All bets are off’: Here’s how Trump can win in 2020 and why Biden’s polling lead doesn’t matter

'All bets are off': Here's how Trump can win in 2020 and why Biden's polling lead doesn't matter 1


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CTVNews.ca's Michael Stittle and Nanos Research’s Nik Nanos get you up to speed with a U.S. election primer.

Nik breaks down the what the polls got wrong in 2016 and explains what you need to watch for on the lead up to election night.

Michael and Nik also explain the critical different between national and state polling and how it could be a hidden advantage for Donald Trump.

Also, in Canadian news, Nik and Michael discuss what the outcomes of two federal byelections and several provincial campaigns means for Justin Trudeau. Could it spark a federal election call?


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46 Comments on "‘All bets are off’: Here’s how Trump can win in 2020 and why Biden’s polling lead doesn’t matter"

  1. Trump is doing up to five events a day and Biden wants to know where he is today

    • Lmao 😂

    • Love him or hate him, Trump is a true fighter. He works real hard to whip his supporters into a voting frenzy, and it could very much work. I doubt that Biden voters have the same level of enthusiam.

    • LOL

    • @Mark Green I would trust record low unemployment, tough on China outsourcing, immigration control and reintroduction of manufacturing

      Over Biden doom and gloom and more of the same capitulation and outsourcing… from an outsiders perspective.

      Decent jobs, immigration security and optimism wins.

    • Trxly.MurdererYT | October 30, 2020 at 10:51 PM | Reply

      @sumerian11 I think you’re right. I think Trump is a whack job, but he definitely has a stronger group who really want him to win.

  2. Polls are irrelevant. Votes matter.

    • Anti Fortnite Association | October 30, 2020 at 7:29 PM | Reply

      @Ape Gone Mad you got the wrong group m8

    • Raytardo Dawise | October 30, 2020 at 9:13 PM | Reply

      yes sir trump 2020 unstoppable

    • David Lloyd-Jones | October 30, 2020 at 9:35 PM | Reply

      @Raytardo Dawise
      Nope, it’s the 229000 that’s unstoppable as long as you have fools and delusionals running the public health system.

      Trump is lying to himself and he’s lying to America about the Covid situation.

    • Trxly.MurdererYT | October 30, 2020 at 10:49 PM | Reply

      Tbh I’d rather have a gorilla lead out country. Biden and Trump are both insane.

    • David Lloyd-Jones | October 30, 2020 at 11:03 PM | Reply

      Biden is sane, decent, intelligent and knowledgeable about how government works.
      His aims are moral, chiefly the continuation of America’s slow progress toward racial equity, technological competence, and responsibility in the face of the environmental crisis.
      I don’t know how you could tell whether Tump is sane or not: he’s an actor without a director and thus necessarily erratic and unreliable.
      He is dishonest, immoral, ignorant, vain and not very bright.
      Ho-hum. I think, Trxly, you ought to think more carefully before you post. All of this is really pretty obvious.
      It’s amazing what you can see just by looking.

  3. Did I misunderstand this? They are saying the Democrats are more likely to mail in their votes, but also saying that a low voter turn out will benefit Donald Trump.

    • Republicans show up to vote Democrats get stoned and forget to vote.

    • @davidbrennan5 That’s what I understood about the situation but that’s not what he said.

    • Some confusion for me in this discussion.
      (7:37) @niknanos appears to say that higher turnout on Election Day favors Trump.
      (18:30) @niknanos appears to say that higher turnout favors Biden.
      What did I miss??

    • Alisha Monique | October 30, 2020 at 6:11 PM | Reply

      A lot of these mail in ballots will be considered invalid or fraudulent, therefore those who vote in person will determine the outcome of the election. ..especially since the election result will end up being decided in court.

  4. Hope Americans getting smart on this one!!! Otherwise, I am not sorry for you, it was your choice!!

  5. Spellchanger 1 | October 30, 2020 at 2:12 PM | Reply

    The weather analogy is great for understanding the probability.

  6. Trump will win…and it’s not even close. You’ll see. We’re trying to tell you. Suggest you listen this time.

  7. natural observer | October 30, 2020 at 2:30 PM | Reply

    Someone ran over my Trump sign this morning, hit the tree next to it and lost part of his bumper. LOL, just had to share the story.😁

  8. Some confusion for me in this discussion.
    (7:37) @niknanos appears to say that higher turnout on Election Day favors Trump.
    (18:30) @niknanos appears to say that higher turnout on Election Day favors Biden.
    What did I miss??

  9. Actually if Trump supporters can get day off they he would have more voters.

  10. Individuals with ASDs also have deficits in theory of mind. That is, they often have difficulty interpreting a situation from another person’s point of view. Thus, they see only their way of doing things as the correct way and often get angry when others have opposing views and ideas.

  11. 😂😂😂😂😂😂

  12. Malkiore Pretorius | October 30, 2020 at 7:07 PM | Reply


  13. Is this a conservative channel?

  14. Sleepwitoneeyeopen | October 30, 2020 at 8:30 PM | Reply

    Trump 2020

    • David Lloyd-Jones | October 30, 2020 at 10:21 PM | Reply

      You’re too modest.
      Trump 229000

    • Trxly.MurdererYT | October 30, 2020 at 10:55 PM | Reply

      @David Lloyd-Jones the earth with die in less than a hundred years because no one is doing anything. Biden won’t. Trump wont. Putin won’t. The queen won’t. No one is doing anything except for far northern and far southern countries, who are actually affected by climate change.

  15. Save our freedom, Trump 2020

  16. Trump 2020 ….Trudeau 30-30

  17. Voice of REASON | October 30, 2020 at 10:32 PM | Reply

    Let’s do it ALL OVER AGAIN!!! 4 more days 4 MORE YEARS!!! AND NO, TEXAS is definitely NOT in play!! TRUMP2020!!

  18. Welcome to the 21st century. This type of stuff happens all over the world.

  19. its happening in front of your eyes. Democracy is in jeopardy. Do something now. Signed, A Canadian

  20. Biden said he was running for the Senate against George Bush. This guy is not fit.

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