Bloomberg, Sanders, Biden beat Trump in head-to-heads in North Carolina: poll

Bloomberg, Sanders, Biden beat Trump in head-to-heads in North Carolina: poll
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Democratic presidential candidates Michael BloombergMichael BloombergOn The Trail: The political perils of Snowmageddon Five things to watch in the New York City mayoral race Florida Democrats mired in division, debt ahead of 2022 MORE, Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders has right goal, wrong target in fight to help low-wage workers Democrats in standoff over minimum wage Sanders votes against Biden USDA nominee Vilsack MORE (I-Vt.) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenHoyer: House will vote on COVID-19 relief bill Friday Pence huddles with senior members of Republican Study Committee Powell pushes back on GOP inflation fears MORE are leading President TrumpDonald TrumpRomney: 'Pretty sure' Trump would win 2024 GOP nomination if he ran for president Pence huddles with senior members of Republican Study Committee Trump says 'no doubt' Tiger Woods will be back after accident MORE in theoretical head-to-head races in North Carolina, according to a poll released Wednesday.

A SurveyUSA poll sponsored by Raleigh station WRAL-TV showed Bloomberg with the highest lead over Trump, with the former New York City mayor getting 49 percent of the vote and the president receiving 43 percent.

Sanders also beats the president in a match-up, with the Vermont senator getting 50 percent and Trump getting 45 percent. Biden leads by 4 percentage points, beating Trump 49 percent to 45 percent. 


Those three candidates were the only Democratic candidates to come out on top when up against Trump. Former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegSenate confirms Vilsack as Agriculture secretary Biden to detail 'roadmap' for partnership with Canada in meeting with Trudeau Biden's infrastructure plan needs input from cities and regions MORE ended up slightly behind Trump at 45 percent to 46 percent, within the 2.5 percentage point margin of error. 

Meanwhile, Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenYellen deputy Adeyemo on track for quick confirmation Menendez reintroduces corporate diversity bill Hillicon Valley: Google lifting ban on political ads | DHS taking steps on cybersecurity | Controversy over TV 'misinformation rumor mills' MORE (D-Mass.) and Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharFive big takeaways on the Capitol security hearings Top cops deflect blame over Capitol attack Ex-Capitol Police chief did not get FBI report warning of violence on Jan. 6 MORE (D-Minn.) both lost to Trump in their races by 4 percentage points. The president received 48 percent when up against Warren and 46 percent against Klobuchar. 

Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardTulsi Gabbard blasts new House rules on gender neutral language as 'height of hypocrisy' A vaccine, a Burrito and more: 7 lighter, memorable moments from 2020 Growing number of House Republicans warm to proxy voting MORE (D-Hawaii) and billionaire philanthropist Tom SteyerTom SteyerGOP targets ballot initiatives after progressive wins On The Trail: The political losers of 2020 Biden Cabinet picks largely unify Democrats — so far MORE were not put in match-ups against Trump.

The North Carolina primary will take place on March 3, along with 14 other states. North Carolina could serve as a battleground state in the 2020 general election.

The SurveyUSA poll surveyed 2,760 adults, of which 2,366 are registered, from Feb. 13 to 16. The margin of error for the match-ups is 2.5 percentage points.