Trump down in Lehigh Valley after COVID-19 bout, College poll shows

This is one in a series of stories that are part of Swing County, Swing State, a collaborative project between PennLive’s sister publications, and, that explores Northampton County’s critical role in the upcoming presidential election.

In a critical swing region in the battleground state of Pennsylvania, former Vice President Joe Biden holds a 7 point lead over President Donald Trump in the race, according to a new Franklin & Marshall College poll of likely voters in the 7th Congressional District.

Biden is ahead of Trump 51% to 44% in the district, which covers Lehigh and Northampton counties and a sliver of Monroe County. Franklin & Marshall’s September statewide poll shows Biden leading Trump, 49% to 40% among registered voters and 48% to 42% among likely voters.

With just two weeks before the election, only 3% of voters report that they’re undecided. Trump won the state’s riches

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