Poll: Biden has small lead over Trump in Michigan

Poll: Biden has small lead over Trump in Michigan

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden says his faith is 'bedrock foundation of my life' after Trump claim Biden clarifies comments comparing African American and Latino communities Kanye West may have missed deadline to get on Wisconsin ballot by minutes: report MORE holds a small lead over President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says his faith is 'bedrock foundation of my life' after Trump claim Coronavirus talks on life support as parties dig in, pass blame Ohio governor tests negative in second coronavirus test MORE in a head-to-heard matchup in Michigan, according to a new poll released Thursday by the Market Research Group. 

The poll showed that 44 percent of respondents surveyed favored Biden, compared to Trump, who garnered 41 percent support from participants. 

The poll also showed incumbent Sen. Gary PetersGary Charles PetersTop Democrats say postmaster confirmed changes to mail service amid delays The Hill's Campaign Report: Trump's visit to battleground Ohio overshadowed by coronavirus Senate Democrats demand answers on migrant child trafficking during pandemic MORE (D-Mich.) ahead of his Republican opponent, John James, by seven points, 3 percentage points over the margin of error. 

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Biden defeated Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOn The Money: Pessimism grows as coronavirus talks go down to the wire | Jobs report poised to light fire under COVID-19 talks | Tax preparers warn unemployment recipients could owe IRS Senators introduce bill to block Trump armed drone sale measure Sanders offers bill to tax billionaires' wealth gains during pandemic MORE (I-Vt.) in Michigan’s primary this month, leading by double digits and bagging 125 pledged delegates in what was seen as a must-win state for the Sanders camp.

NBC News exit polls showed 66 percent of the state's black voters voted for Biden, along with 66 percent voters over the age of 45.  

Sixty-three percent of Biden supporters in Michigan said they identified as "moderate" or "conservative," and 63 percent of Biden voters said they made their decision in March, less than two weeks before several moderate candidates dropped from the race.

The survey collected 600 responses from likely voters in Michigan and reported a ±4 percent margin of error.