By Maxine Shen For Dailymail.com
Published: 05:19 GMT, 31 October 2020 | Updated: 05:19 GMT, 31 October 2020
A new poll shows that with Election Day rapidly approaching, President Trump is beginning to close the gap on Joe Biden's lead.
According to a Fox News national survey of likely voters released Friday, Biden's lead over Trump has narrowed from a 10-point advantage to eight points.
The poll indicates that Biden is now ahead of Trump by a 52-44 per cent margin, with two per cent of likely voters backing a third-party candidate and two per cent being undecided.
A new Fox News poll of likely voters reveals that President Trump (pictured) is closing the gap between Joe Biden's lead and is now just eight points behind him
Three weeks ago, in early October, the pollster said that Biden had a 53-43 per cent margin.
Fox News reported that among likely voters, support for Biden has been between 51-53 per cent since early September, a notable difference from 2016's presidential race, when neither Trump nor Hillary Clinton exceeded 48 per cent in either the pre-election surveys or the final election results.
'Biden is holding a substantial lead nationally, many votes are already cast, and there are few undecideds,' Democratic pollster Chris Anderson, who carried out the survey