Poll: Six Democrats lead Trump in Florida match-ups

Six Democratic presidential hopefuls have more support than President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump endorses former White House physician Ronny Jackson for Congress Newly released emails reveal officials' panic over loss of credibility after Trump's Dorian claims Lindsey Graham thanks Trump, bemoans 'never-ending bull----' at South Carolina rally  MORE in Florida, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday.

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump surveys South Carolina supporters on preferred Democratic opponent Watch live: Trump holds a rally in South Carolina Biden, Klobuchar to address AIPAC via video MORE carried the biggest lead over Trump, taking 50 percent support in the state to Trump’s 41 percent. Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersMSNBC's Chris Matthews confuses South Carolina Democratic Senate candidate with GOP's Tim Scott Trump surveys South Carolina supporters on preferred Democratic opponent Watch live: Trump holds a rally in South Carolina MORE (I-Vt.) also beats Trump in a hypothetical matchup, 48 percent to 42 percent.

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenMSNBC's Chris Matthews confuses South Carolina Democratic Senate candidate with GOP's Tim Scott Trump surveys South Carolina supporters on preferred Democratic opponent Watch live: Trump holds a rally in South Carolina MORE (D-Mass.) carries a 4-point lead over Trump in Florida, while Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisThe Memo: Biden seeks revival in South Carolina Bloomberg campaign lobbied Yang for endorsement, possible VP offer: report Biden looks to shore up lead in SC MORE (D-Calif.), former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegOvernight Energy: Trump sued over Pentagon funds for border wall | Lawsuit warns wall will have 'devastating' effect on environment | Judge voids oil, gas leases on 1M acres of public lands The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden looks to South Carolina to turn around campaign On the ground at CPAC: Republicans see Sanders as formidable foe MORE each lead the president by 1 point.

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The poll results were released hours before Trump is expected to formally launch his 2020 reelection campaign with a rally in Orlando, Fla.

The findings suggest that the president may face a tougher time than expected as he looks to shore up support in the Sunshine State. He won Florida in 2016 by roughly 1 point, and his campaign is expected to invest heavily there in 2020.

Trump owns several properties in Florida, including Mar-a-Lago, a lavish private club in West Palm Beach that the president has traveled to frequently since entering the White House.

According to the Quinnipiac survey, most Florida voters — 54 percent — say they are better off financially today than they were in 2016, while only 23 percent say they are worse off.

But despite that, Trump’s approval in Florida is underwater. Forty-four percent said they approve of the job he’s doing, while more than half of respondents — 51 percent — disapprove.

The poll numbers are welcome news for Democrats after a midterm election cycle in which two of the party’s highest-profile candidates in Florida — former Sen. Bill NelsonClarence (Bill) William NelsonThe most expensive congressional races of the last decade Lobbying world Bottom Line MORE (D) and gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum — lost their respective bids to Sen. Rick Scott (R-Fla.) and Gov. Ron DeSantisRonald Dion DeSantisThe Hill's 12:30 Report: Crunch time for Dems ahead of South Carolina, Super Tuesday The Hill's Morning Report — Presented by Facebook — Washington, Wall Street on edge about coronavirus Gov. DeSantis more popular in Florida than Trump MORE (R), two staunch Trump allies.

"Florida Republicans have won the last five major statewide elections, all by very close margins, but Sunshine State Democrats see these very early numbers as a sign that their losing streak might be coming to an end," Peter Brown, the assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll, said.

Florida Democratic voters won’t head to the polls to choose their presidential nominee until March 17, and the state has not yet become a regular campaign stop for the slate of Democratic hopefuls.

But Democratic groups and activists are gearing up for a massive electoral push in the state leading up to the 2020 election.

Two liberal super PACs, Priorities USA and American Bridge 21st Century, are preparing to drop hundreds of millions of dollars in four battleground states, including Florida. Meanwhile, Gillum and the Florida Democratic Party are prepping a major voter registration push in a bid to increase turnout in 2020.

Quinnipiac University surveyed 1,279 Florida voters from June 12 to June 17. The survey has a margin of error of 3.3 percentage points.