A new poll of likely MI voters shows former Vice President Joe Biden beating President Trump in the state by 3 percentage points, 49 percent to 46 percent.
Biden's spending fell to $12.9 million in April, still comfortably higher than Trump's outlays during the month, but well below the $32.5 million spent in March as he competed with rival Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in nomination contests. The margin of error was 1.9 percentage points.
The Minnesota lawmaker, who herself ran a failed White House bid, was officially approached by Biden's camp and is now undergoing a vetting process which will include exhaustive rounds of interviews, reviews of tax returns, speeches and potential professional or personal scandals, sources told CBS News on Thursday.More news: Covid-19 worldwide cases near 4.9 million; death toll at 318,465
According to a new Quinnipiac University poll, 50 percent of voters said they would vote for Biden if the election were today, while 39 percent favored Trump. This poll surveyed 1,424 likely voters from May 15 to 17 and found Biden receiving 48 percent, while 45 percent went for Trump.
The poll found a massive gender gap, with Biden leading by 20 points among women and Trump leading by 7 points among men. It has a margin of error of 2.7 percentage points.
Sen. Amy Klobuchar, long seen as a possible running mate for former Vice President Joe Biden, is reportedly getting official consideration for the job. This poll surveyed 1,500 USA adults and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.1 percentage points.More news: Sia opens up about adopting 2 teenage sons
Forty-two percent of voters approve of the job he is doing, while 53 percent disapprove. In the CNBC/Change Research poll, 50 percent said Biden, compared with 43 percent for Trump.
Despite Biden's lead over Trump nationally, another poll conducted by CNBC/Change Research, shows the president with a slim lead over Biden in a number of key battleground states. In April, Trump led Biden on this question 49 - 44%.More news: Ahmaud Arbery shooting: 3rd man arrested and charged with murder