Poll finds Trump leading Biden, Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg in Georgia

Poll finds Trump leading Biden, Sanders, Warren, Buttigieg in Georgia

President TrumpDonald John TrumpCNN's Don Lemon explains handling of segment after Trump criticism NPR reporter after Pompeo clash: Journalists don't interview government officials to score 'political points' Lawyer says Parnas can't attend Senate trial due to ankle bracelet MORE holds leads over all the top Democratic White House contenders in the battleground state of Georgia, according to a new Mason Dixon poll released Wednesday.

Trump has a 51 percent to 44 percent lead over former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPerry delegation talking points stressed pushing Ukraine to deal with 'corruption' GOP senator airs anti-Biden ad in Iowa amid impeachment trial Biden photobombs live national news broadcast at one of his rallies MORE, his slimmest margin in the Peach State.

He has a 52 percent to 43 percent edge over former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegBiden on whether Sanders can unify party as nominee: 'It depends' Biden lines up high-profile surrogates to campaign in Iowa Hill.TV's Krystal Ball: Failure to embrace Sanders as nominee would 'destroy' Democratic Party MORE, a 52 percent to 42 percent lead over Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersNew campaign ad goes after Sanders by mentioning heart attack Biden on whether Sanders can unify party as nominee: 'It depends' Steyer rebukes Biden for arguing with supporter he thought was Sanders voter MORE (I-Vt.) and a 54 percent to 40 percent advantage over Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenBiden on whether Sanders can unify party as nominee: 'It depends' Overnight Health Care — Presented by Philip Morris International — HHS has no plans to declare emergency over coronavirus | GOP senator calls for travel ban to stop outbreak | Warren releases plan to contain infectious diseases Biden lines up high-profile surrogates to campaign in Iowa MORE (D-Mass.) among Georgia registered voters.

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Trump’s leads are buoyed by strong support among traditional Republican demographics and only slim disadvantages among voting blocs that traditionally support Democrats. The president has a double-digit lead with male voters, and only trails three of his Democratic rivals by single digits with women voters. Trump tops Warren among women voters in Georgia in the poll by 1 point.

“Currently, it appears that they continue to face an uphill battle heading into the 2020 election, at least when it comes to the presidential election,” wrote Mason Dixon’s pollsters, referring to the four Democratic candidates surveyed. 

Georgia has not voted for a Democratic presidential candidate since 1992, but Democrats are hopeful they can make gains in the state. Democrat Stacey Abrams lost the gubernatorial race in Georgia in a close contest in 2018, and Democrats are also emboldened by new residents flocking to the state and rising voter engagement. 

Trump won Georgia by just over 5 points over Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHill.TV's Krystal Ball: Failure to embrace Sanders as nominee would 'destroy' Democratic Party Clinton says she feels the 'urge' to defeat Trump in 2020 Can Democrats flip the Texas House? Today's result will provide a clue MORE in 2016.

Georgia will hold its Democratic presidential primary to help pick Trump’s general election challenger on March 24.

The Mason Dixon poll surveyed 625 registered Georgia voters from Dec. 19-23 and has a margin of error of 4 percentage points.