By Kyle Balluck
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.
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.