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 BidenHaiti prime minister warns inequality will cause migration to continue Pelosi: House must pass 3 major pieces of spending legislation this week Erdoğan says Turkey plans to buy another Russian defense system MORE and Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharHillicon Valley — Presented by Xerox — Officials want action on cyberattacks Senate panel advances antitrust bill that eyes Google, Facebook This week: Democrats face mounting headaches MORE (D-Minn.) hold the strongest advantage over President TrumpDonald TrumpGraham says he hopes that Trump runs again Trump says Stacey Abrams 'might be better than existing governor' Kemp Executive privilege fight poses hurdles for Trump 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.


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 SandersIn Washington, the road almost never taken Don't let partisan politics impede Texas' economic recovery The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Alibaba - Democrats argue price before policy amid scramble 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.