By Emily Goodin, Senior U.s. Political Reporter For Dailymail.com
Published: 13:26 GMT, 28 October 2020 | Updated: 13:32 GMT, 28 October 2020
Joe Biden has taken the lead over President Donald Trump in two key battleground states in the Midwest with less than a week to go before Election Day.
The Democratic nominee leads by 17 points in Wisconsin and seven points in Michigan - two states that Trump carried in 2016 and helped put him in the White House.
The new numbers out of the Washington Post/ABC News poll show Biden is being boosted by his support from women.
Biden leads Trump by 24 points among women in Michigan and by 30 points among women in Wisconsin.
In Michigan, Biden trails Trump among men by double digits, and the two are running about even among men in Wisconsin.
A new Washington Post/ABC News poll has Joe Biden leading President Donald Trump in two critical battleground states in Midwest
The poll numbers also indicate the coronavirus is having an effect on the election.
The pandemic has disproportionately driven women out of the workforce with some saying the current economic situation should be called a 'shecession' as women - particularly women of color - have been so badly effected.
President Trump is aware of his trailing numbers among females.
'Suburban women, please vote for me,' Trump has begged at his