Biden’s econ­o­my push­ing Ari­zona vot­ers to jump ship for Trump

Pres­i­dent Joe Biden’s han­dling of the econ­o­my is push­ing vot­ers in key bat­tle­ground states to con­sid­er alter­nate can­di­dates in 2024, with every vote the pres­i­dent los­es like­ly to help for­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump.
In Ari­zona, one of a hand­ful of bat­tle­ground states that pro­pelled Biden to the White House in 2020, sur­veys and inter­views with vot­ers found that they are not impressed with the state of the econ­o­my despite a steady job growth rate in the state.
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A recent New York Times/Siena Col­lege poll showed Trump beat­ing Biden in five out of six bat­tle­ground states: Ari­zona, Geor­gia, Michi­gan, Neva­da, and Penn­syl­va­nia. In Ari­zona, 49% of respon­dents said they would vote for Trump over the 44% who would vote for Biden. Among Ari­zo­nans, 53% of respon­dents said they would rate today’s eco­nom­ic con­di­tions as “poor,” and only 3% would rate them as “excel­lent.”
The num­bers play into a larg­er prob­lem, as Democ­rats are grow­ing increas­ing­ly con­cerned that the Biden admin­is­tra­tion is not gain­ing momen­tu …