LANSING, Mich (WLNS) – 6 News has new and exclusive numbers for you on how voters are feeling about key candidates in the upcoming presidential elections.
A poll released today by EPIC-MRA shows that candidates from both sides of the aisle could win in a head to head election if they’re paired against the right opponent.
Likely voters were asked about a series of head-to-head matchups and who they would vote for if the election were held today.
In a race between Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders 48 percent of people said they would likely cast their ballot for Sanders.
Trump also loses by double-digits in a hypothetical matchup with Hillary Clinton, with 46 percent of voters favoring her over Trump.
Where Clinton doesn’t fare so well is against Republican Ben Carson.
He’s leading the pack for the GOP and carries a 6 percent lead over Clinton with Michigan voters.
Carson also takes a commanding win in a possible showdown with Bernie Sanders with the poll indicating he takes 45 percent of the vote compared to Sanders’s 36.
The poll also asked voters if they have a favorable or un-favorable view of each candidate.
Clinton and Trump topped the unfavorable list.
52 percent of voters had an unfavorable view of Clinton while 60 percent said the same for Trump.