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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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 SandersSanders denies tweet about corporate Democrats was dig at Warren Sanders denies tweet about corporate Democrats was dig at Warren Democrats asked to create ideal candidate to beat Trump pick white man: poll 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.