Poll: Biden edges Trump in Florida

A new poll finds former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenSunday shows preview: Coronavirus dominates as country struggles with delta variant Did President Biden institute a vaccine mandate for only half the nation's teachers? Democrats lean into vaccine mandates ahead of midterms MORE with a small lead over President TrumpDonald TrumpKinzinger says Trump 'winning' because so many Republicans 'have remained silent' Our remote warfare counterterrorism strategy is more risk than reward Far-right rally draws small crowd, large police presence at Capitol MORE in Florida, a battleground state Trump narrowly won in 2016.

A Mason-Dixon survey released Tuesday finds Biden with a 2 percentage point advantage over Trump's 45 percent. The poll has a 4-point margin of error.

Trump leads the other three top contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination, with a 4 point advantage over South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegOn The Money — Presented by Wells Fargo — Pelosi plows full speed ahead on jam-packed agenda Blumenthal calls on Buttigieg to investigate American Airlines-JetBlue partnership LGBT film festival to premiere documentary about Pete Buttigieg MORE (D), a 5-point lead over Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSunday shows preview: Coronavirus dominates as country struggles with delta variant Democrats urge Biden to commute sentences of 4K people on home confinement Briahna Joy Gray: Push toward major social spending amid pandemic was 'short-lived' MORE (I-Vt.) and a 9-point lead over Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenFederal Reserve officials' stock trading sparks ethics review Manchin keeps Washington guessing on what he wants Warren, Daines introduce bill honoring 13 killed in Kabul attack MORE (D-Mass.).


Trump defeated Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonClinton lawyer's indictment reveals 'bag of tricks' Attorney charged in Durham investigation pleads not guilty Attorney indicted on charge of lying to FBI as part of Durham investigation MORE by 1.2 points in Florida in 2016.

The Mason-Dixon poll found that Biden was the only candidate with a positive favorability rating: 45 percent favorable to 41 unfavorable. Trump was underwater, at 46 percent favorable and 47 percent unfavorable.

In a hypothetical head-to-head match-up, Trump leads Biden by 10 points among men but trails the former vice president by the same amount among women.

Biden garnered 92 percent support among black voters and 61 percent among Hispanics. Trump leads with white voters by a 58-33 margin over Biden.

The Mason-Dixon survey of 625 registered voters in Florida was conducted Dec. 11–16.