Poll: Top Six Dem Candidates Beat Trump In Head-To-Head With Bloomberg Holding Largest Margin And Biden Imploding


The top six Democratic primary candidates all beat President Donald Trump in a head-to-head election, a new poll shows.

The poll, conducted by Qunnipiac University, found that Independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is currently leading the primary pack, earning 25 percent of the vote. Sanders is followed by former Vice President Joe Biden, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg, and Democratic Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar, who earned 17, 15, 14, 10, and 4 percent of the vote respectively.

DETROIT, MI – FEBRUARY 04: Democratic presidential candidate former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg holds a campaign rally on February 4, 2020 in Detroit, Michigan. Bloomberg is planning to skip the early primaries and focus his efforts on Super Tuesday and beyond. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

All other candidates received less than 2 percent support.

Though he currently sits in third place in the new poll, Qunnipiac found that Bloomberg holds the greatest advantage over Trump in the general election, beating the president by 9 points head-to-head. Sanders also bests Trump by 8 points, while Biden and Klobuchar hold 7 and 6 point advantages over POTUS. Both Warren and Buttigieg lead Trump by 4 points.

GILFORD, NEW HAMPSHIRE – FEBRUARY 10: Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden greets voters during a campaign event on February 10, 2020 in Gilford, New Hampshire. With one day to go until the New Hampshire primary, Joe Biden is making one last push through the state. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Still, Trump’s favorability rating has not changed since mid-December and is his highest favorability rating in Quinnipiac’s poll since March of 2017, and only Klobuchar and Buttigieg hold net favorability ratings. (RELATED: President Trump’s Approval Ratings Hit All-Time High)

Perhaps the most stunning finding in the poll involves Biden’s support, which has plummeted by more than 20 percent since last year. In April of 2019, just prior to announcing his candidacy, he was leading the field with 38 percent support.