Biden tops Trump by 5 points in Arizona: poll

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenJames Carville: Biden represents 'stability' not 'generational change' Trump's misspelling of Biden's name trends on Twitter Trump says 'I have confidence' after past North Korea missile tests MORE leads President TrumpDonald John TrumpPapadopoulos on AG's new powers: 'Trump is now on the offense' Pelosi uses Trump to her advantage Mike Pence delivers West Point commencement address MORE by 5 points in Arizona, according to a poll released early Tuesday.

The OH Predictive Insights poll found 49 percent support for Biden, who formally entered the race for the White House last month, compared to 44 percent for Trump. Seven percent are undecided.


A similar poll conducted in February showed Biden and Trump tied at 46 points.

Trump, who beat Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham Clinton2020 Democrats target federal ban on abortion funding Hillary Clinton slams Trump for spreading 'sexist trash' about Pelosi Gillibrand seizes on abortion debate to jump-start campaign MORE in Arizona by 3.5 points in 2016, could be the first Republican to lose the state since Bob Dole lost to Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson ClintonBudowsky: 3 big dangers for Democrats The Hill's Morning Report - Pelosi remains firm despite new impeachment push Another VPOTUS tries for POTUS: What does history tell us? MORE in 1996.

“The Biden bump we have seen in other states carried over to Arizona. Fifteen months before the Arizona primary, Biden is the Democratic candidate best positioned to take on the president,” said Mike Noble, chief of research and managing partner of OH Predictive Insights. “If Democrats put electability above all else, Biden could run away with the nomination and the White House.”

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenTrump defense pick expected to face tense confirmation 2020 Democrats target federal ban on abortion funding Gillibrand seizes on abortion debate to jump-start campaign MORE (D-Mass.) came in second to Biden among Democrats with 42 percent, but did not muster enough support to surpass Trump’s 47 percent. Eleven percent were undecided in that match-up.

Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) polled at 40 percent compared to Trump’s 46 percent, and Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisSan Francisco police chief apologizes for raid on journalist's home Gillibrand seizes on abortion debate to jump-start campaign Senate Democrats to House: Tamp down the impeachment talk MORE (D-Calif.) 39 percent came in behind Trump’s 48 percent support.

Tied at 37 percent support in the poll are Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersJames Carville: Biden represents 'stability' not 'generational change' Ocasio-Cortez, progressives trash 'antisemitic' Politico illustration of Bernie Sanders 2020 Democrats target federal ban on abortion funding MORE (I-Vt.) and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegButtigieg defends Kaepernick, NFL players who kneel during national anthem Journalism is now opinion-based — not news-based Buttiegieg backs NFL players' right to protest during anthem: I 'put my life on the line to defend' that MORE (D). They both came in behind Trump’s 46 percent support with 16 percent of respondents undecided.

The poll of 600 likely Arizona general election voters, conducted May 1–2, has a margin of error of 4 percentage points.

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