India, Sept. 16 -- A poll of Indian Americans has found that 66% of respondents favour Democrat Joe Biden for the presidential election in November, while President Donald Trump trails way behind at 28%.

But Trump has made considerable headway, coming up from 16% in 2016, according to the Indiaspora-AAPI Data survey released on Tuesday.

The poll also affirmed the growing clout of the Indian American community's 1.8 million registered voters - 56% of them reported being contacted by Democrats and 48% by Republicans, compared to only 31% reached by any party in 2016.

As a community with the highest earnings, Indian Americans are also "flexing their financial muscle" as the survey put it . A quarter of those polled said they had made dona...