An overwhelming majority of Democrats say President-elect Joe Biden was elected fairly, while only a slim margin of Republicans say the same, according to a USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll released Thursday.
Ninety-six percent of Democrats say that Biden was elected fairly in the November presidential election, while just 20 percent of Republicans surveyed said the same.
Seventy-eight percent of Republicans think Biden was not legitimately elected president.
News of the public opinion on Biden’s election win comes after the president and his allies have repeatedly questioned the validity of the 2020 presidential election, claiming that it was subject to widespread voter fraud.
Trump and his allies have also claimed that due to an increased use of mail-in ballots amid the coronavirus pandemic, there has been an uptick in unlawful practices such as ballot harvesting.
However, top election officials including former administration official Christopher Krebs and Attorney General Bill Barr have said that there is no evidence that there was widespread frau… (Read more)