Clinton holds double-digit lead in Michigan

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Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonWeld wins Libertarian nomination for VP Sanders supporter challenges Wyo. delegate allocation Dems to Clinton: Ignore Trump on past scandals MORE holds a 17-point lead over rival Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersTrump thought biker rally crowd would resemble ‘I Have a Dream’ speech Sanders supporter challenges Wyo. delegate allocation Snowden mocks Trump for refusing to debate Sanders MORE (I-Vt.) in Michigan, according to a new poll released just days before the state’s voters head to the polls.

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Clinton leads Sanders, 57 to 40 percent, among the state’s likely Democratic primary voters in the NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll.

Pollsters noted, however, that Clinton’s support is more narrow among the larger Democratic electorate, at 52 to 44 percent.

Clinton leads Sanders among Michigan’s African-Americans, those ages 45 and older, Democrats, women, men, and whites.

Sanders leads among the state’s independents and those under 45 years old.

Both Clinton and Sanders would beat GOP front-runner Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump thought biker rally crowd would resemble ‘I Have a Dream’ speech Weld wins Libertarian nomination for VP Dems to Clinton: Ignore Trump on past scandals MORE in a hypothetical general election match-up in Michigan, according to the poll, with Sanders winning by 22 points and Clinton by 16 points.

The NBC/WSJ/Marist poll, conducted March 1-3, has a 4.2 percent margin of error.

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