adjective, like·li·er, like·li·est.
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A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday showed Graham and Harrison each winning the backing of 48 percent of likely voters in the state.Election live updates: Trump returns to Wisconsin; Biden to face live audience at town hall|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 17, 2020|Washington Post
If it’s good enough for likely half the cantinas in Mexico, it’s good enough for your Netflix party.
Sara Gideon, the Democratic speaker of the Maine House of Representatives, leads Collins, 54 percent to 42 percent, among likely voters in the Quinnipiac University poll, which was released Wednesday.Trump contradicts CDC director on vaccine; Biden says Americans shouldn’t trust Trump|Colby Itkowitz, Felicia Sonmez, John Wagner|September 16, 2020|Washington Post
Most likely that would be in the form of passage of the Equality Act.How the Trump administration is getting around Bostock to allow anti-trans discrimination|Chris Johnson|September 16, 2020|Washington Blade
Perhaps most notably, a poll released on Tuesday by Monmouth University found Biden up by 3 to 5 points among likely voters, depending on turnout.Election Update: Where Biden And Trump Have Gained The Most Ground|Geoffrey Skelley (firstname.lastname@example.org)|September 16, 2020|FiveThirtyEight