Poll: Biden edges Trump in Florida

A new poll finds former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenNearly 300 former national security officials sign Biden endorsement letter Trump narrows Biden's lead in Pennsylvania: poll Florida breaks first-day early voting record with 350K ballots cast MORE with a small lead over President TrumpDonald John TrumpNearly 300 former national security officials sign Biden endorsement letter DC correspondent on the death of Michael Reinoehl: 'The folks I know in law enforcement are extremely angry about it' Late night hosts targeted Trump over Biden 97 percent of the time in September: study 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.

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Trump defeated Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonLate night hosts targeted Trump over Biden 97 percent of the time in September: study 10 steps toward better presidential debating Continuity is (mostly) on the menu for government contracting in the next administration 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.