From Data for Progress:
- NORTH CAROLINA: Biden 48%, Trump 44%
From Meredith College:
- NORTH CAROLINA: Biden 48%, Trump 46%
- ARIZONA: Biden 46%, Trump 46%
From Basswood Research:
- ARIZONA: Biden 48%, Trump 48%
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Goddard spent more than a decade as managing director and chief operating officer of a prominent investment firm in New York City. Previously, he was a policy adviser to a U.S. Senator and Governor.
Goddard is also co-author of You Won - Now What? (Scribner, 1998), a political management book hailed by prominent journalists and politicians from both parties. In addition, Goddard's essays on politics and public policy have appeared in dozens of newspapers across the country.
Goddard earned degrees from Vassar College and Harvard University. He lives in New York with his wife and three sons.
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