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  • I'm Chris Kahn, Reuters polling editor.

  • The coronavirus has clearly dominated the 2020 campaign, and we're getting some indication of that in the first batch of exit polls that we're getting from Edison Research.

  • First of all, four out of 10 voters say that they think the U.

  • S response to the coronavirus is going very badly.

  • About five out of 10 say they think that is more important to deal with the coronavirus now than to improve the economy.

  • And six out of 10 Americans say that they are dealing with some sort of personal financial hardship because of the coronavirus.

  • Now it's important to note that when we talk about issues that that isn't necessarily what is driving voters to the polls.

  • This is a referendum election on Donald Trump, period.

  • People are coming to the polls and voting and getting active largely based on their feelings about the president, one way or the other.

  • It doesn't necessarily mean that the coronavirus or the economy or the health care system is really impacting to vote for one candidate or the other.

  • This is just the first batch of data that we're getting from Edison.

  • We're probably gonna see a lot more interesting numbers later on tonight.

  • Once Edison has a chance to take a look, a turnout re wait.

  • It's data and give us some real percentages on who's voting for Biden over who's voting for Trump nationally and within the battleground states.

I'm Chris Kahn, Reuters polling editor.

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