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Poll: Biden, Klobuchar lead pack in Michigan match-up against Trump

Poll: Biden, Klobuchar lead pack in Michigan match-up against Trump
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump State Department appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot FireEye finds evidence Chinese hackers exploited Microsoft email app flaw since January Biden officials to travel to border amid influx of young migrants MORE and Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharHillicon Valley: YouTube to restore Trump's account | House-passed election bill takes aim at foreign interference | Senators introduce legislation to create international tech partnerships House-passed election bill takes aim at foreign interference Klobuchar, Murkowski urge FTC to protect domestic abuse victims' data MORE (D-Minn.) hold the strongest advantage over President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump State Department appointee arrested in connection with Capitol riot Intelligence community investigating links between lawmakers, Capitol rioters Michelle Obama slams 'partisan actions' to 'curtail access to ballot box' MORE in Michigan among the 2020 Democratic field, according to a poll released Tuesday.

In the Emerson College survey, Biden leads Trump in a head-to-head match-up — 54 percent to 46 percent — while Klobuchar garnered 53 percent of the vote to the president's 47 percent in a hypothetical race between those two.

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Biden also led 2020 Democrats in a poll of primary candidates, earning the support of 40 percent of registered Democrats. Klobuchar, meanwhile, garnered just 5 percent among Democratic respondents.

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersABC names new deputy political director, weekend White House correspondent Ron Johnson forces reading of 628-page Senate coronavirus relief bill on floor GOP pulling out all the stops to delay COVID-19 package MORE (I-Vt.) came in second, with support from 23 percent of Democratic respondents, and performed almost as well as Klobuchar against Trump in a hypothetical head-to-head contest in the state that voted for Trump in 2016.

A Sanders-Trump contest showed the Vermont independent with 52 percent of the vote among all respondents compared to Trump's 47 percent.

Sanders was also buoyed by support from Biden's voters, according to the poll, with 42 percent saying Sanders would be their second choice in a Democratic primary if Biden, who has yet to announce a bid, does not enter the race.

The Emerson College poll surveyed 743 registered voters in the state between March 7-10 with a margin of error of 3.5 percentage points.