Poll: Trump neck and neck with top 2020 Democrats in Florida

President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse panel approves 0.5B defense policy bill House panel votes against curtailing Insurrection Act powers after heated debate House panel votes to constrain Afghan drawdown, ask for assessment on 'incentives' to attack US troops MORE is in a statistical dead heat with his top three Democratic presidential rivals in the crucial swing state of Florida, according to a new Florida Atlantic University poll.

Trump has a slim edge that falls within the margin of error against former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden campaign raised M more than Trump in the month of June RNC, Trump campaign raised 1M in June Michigan shuts down most indoor bar service in bid to prevent virus resurgence MORE, Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenHouse Armed Services votes to make Pentagon rename Confederate-named bases in a year Overnight Defense: House panel votes to ban Confederate flag on all Pentagon property | DOD report says Russia working to speed US withdrawal from Afghanistan | 'Gang of Eight' to get briefing on bounties Thursday Liberal veterans group urges Biden to name Duckworth VP MORE (D-Mass.) and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersHickenlooper beats back progressive challenge in Colorado primary Progressive groups urge Biden to tap Warren as running mate Young Turks host says Elizabeth Warren should be Biden's VP pick MORE (I-Vt.). He leads Biden and Sanders each 50.5 percent to 49.5 percent, and leads Warren by a narrower 50.1 percent to 49.9 percent margin.


Trump also leads Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisLiberal veterans group urges Biden to name Duckworth VP GOP senators debate replacing Columbus Day with Juneteenth as a federal holiday If only woke protesters knew how close they were to meaningful police reform MORE (D-Calif.) by 4 points, 52 percent to 48 percent, an advantage that falls outside the poll’s margin of error.

The president’s approval rating among registered voters in the Sunshine State is at 49 percent, compared to 46 percent of respondents who said they disapproved.

Voters identified the economy, immigration and health care as their top three issues, setting the stage for fiery debates on Trump’s tariffs, hard-line border policies and efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, also known as ObamaCare.

Florida has been a swing state for several consecutive presidential cycles, and Trump won the state in 2016 over Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonRepublican Nicole Malliotakis wins New York primary to challenge Max Rose Trump's evangelical approval dips, but remains high How Obama can win back millions of Trump voters for Biden MORE by just over 1 point.

The president has already sought to gin up support for his campaign in the state, dispatching Vice President Pence to Miami in June to launch “Latinos for Trump” in an effort to engage Hispanic voters.

The push seeks strong support from the traditionally conservative Cuban expat community as well as the Venezuelan community over Trump’s support for Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó over embattled President Nicolás Maduro.

Wednesday’s poll surveyed 934 registered voters from Sept. 12-15 and has a margin of error of 3.1 percentage points.