Sep 11, 2020 - Politics & Policy

Cook Political Report moves Florida from "leans Democratic" to "toss up" in 2020 race

Trump holds his fists in the air in a celebratory gesture while wearing a suit
President Trump in Freeland, Michigan, on Sept. 10. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

Cook Political Report on Thursday shifted its prediction for Florida's 2020 presidential election results from "leans Democratic" to "toss up."

Why it matters: Biden's lead in the Electoral College has narrowed in Trump's favor from where it stood this summer, per Cook, with Biden ahead of Trump 279-187. The respected prognosticator forecast the potential for a "Democratic tsunami" on Election Day in July. Nevada also moved from likely Democrat to leaning Democrat, per Cook.

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