Poll: Biden and Warren both beat Trump and Pence in Florida

Poll: Biden and Warren both beat Trump and Pence in Florida
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBloomberg to spend 0M on anti-Trump ads in battleground states New witness claims first-hand account of Trump's push for Ukraine probes Obama cautions 2020 hopefuls against going too far left MORE and Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenBloomberg to spend 0M on anti-Trump ads in battleground states Obama cautions 2020 hopefuls against going too far left What are Democrats going to do once Donald Trump leaves office? MORE (D-Mass.), two of the leading candidates in the presidential primary, would both carry the state of Florida against President Trump or Vice President Pence in a general election, according to a new poll. 

Biden beats Trump by 5 percentage points, with 48 percent of Florida respondents saying they would choose Biden and 43 percent saying they’d vote for Trump, based on a University of North Florida poll released Tuesday. 

Warren would take the swing state with a 3 point margin over Trump, with 46 percent saying they would pick her and 43 percent picking Trump in the general election mock-up, based on the poll. 

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But Trump carried Florida in a mock-up against two other Democrats within the margin of error. Trump beats Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisTrump to hold campaign rally in Florida later this month Overnight Health Care: Warren promises gradual move to 'Medicare for All' | Rivals dismiss Warren plan for first 100 days | White House unveils rules on disclosing hospital prices | Planned Parenthood wins case against anti-abortion group Harris introduces bill to prevent California wildfires MORE (Calif.) by 3 percentage points with 44 percent compared to her 41 percent, and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegBloomberg to spend 0M on anti-Trump ads in battleground states Hill editor-in-chief: Buttigieg could benefit if impeachment reaches Senate Trump to hold campaign rally in Florida later this month MORE by just 1 point, at 43 percent compared to the mayor’s 42 percent, based on the poll. 

No other Democratic candidates appear to have been polled against Trump in a general election mock-up. 

Pollsters also tested the top two Democrats against Pence as the House continues an impeachment inquiry into Trump, and Pence could end up in the top role in the administration — and possibly the top spot on the Republican party ticket — ahead of the 2020 election. 

According to the poll, Biden and Warren would beat Pence in a mock-up by even larger margins than they’d win over Trump in Florida.

Just 38 percent of voters said they would pick Pence when up against Biden, who got 49 percent of support. And 40 percent of voters said they would vote for Pence against Warren, who received 46 percent in the mock-up. 

As in past election years, Florida will likely be a key state in the 2020 election. Trump’s narrow lead in Florida helped lead him to victory against Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWhat are Democrats going to do once Donald Trump leaves office? Trump to hold campaign rally in Florida later this month Krystal Ball accuses Democrats of having 'zero moral authority' amid impeachment inquiry MORE in 2016.

The poll is based on 669 completed surveys of registered Florida voters between Oct. 14 and Oct. 20. The margin of error is 3.8 percentage points. The data is weighted by partisan registration, age, race, sex and education.