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 BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenResurfaced Buttigieg yearbook named him 'most likely to be president' On The Money: House Dem says marijuana banking bill will get vote in spring | Buttigieg joins striking Stop & Shop workers | US home construction slips in March | Uber gets B investment for self-driving cars The Hill's 12:30 Report: Dems face tricky balancing act after Mueller report MORE and Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharSanders announces first endorsements in South Carolina Telehealth is calling — will Congress pick up? 2020 Dems call on Mueller to testify about redacted report MORE (D-Minn.) hold the strongest advantage over President TrumpDonald John TrumpImpeachment? Not so fast without missing element of criminal intent Feds say marijuana ties could prevent immigrants from getting US citizenship Trump approval drops to 2019 low after Mueller report's release: poll 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 SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersResurfaced Buttigieg yearbook named him 'most likely to be president' On The Money: House Dem says marijuana banking bill will get vote in spring | Buttigieg joins striking Stop & Shop workers | US home construction slips in March | Uber gets B investment for self-driving cars Buttigieg joins striking Stop & Shop workers 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.