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Decision 2020: Where do Michigan voters stand heading into the election?

DETROIT – New polling shows where Michigan stands heading into the 2020 election.

The poll was conducted right after a U.S. drone strike killed Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani.

President Donald Trump’s favorable numbers have gone up a few points, and it’s interesting to see who Michigan sees as his top challengers.

READ: Where Michigan voters stand heading into 2020 election

Whether voters like or loathe the president, one thing is clear -- the desire to vote is at an all time high.

How motivated to vote? -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020.
How motivated to vote? -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020. (WDIV)

President Trump’s job approval numbers are up over last year, and the approve vs. disapprove are pretty evenly split.

President Trump job performance -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020.
President Trump job performance -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020. (WDIV)
Candidate name ID -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020.
Candidate name ID -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020. (WDIV)

Here’s a look at the numbers for Trump’s challengers:

Trump vs. Joe Biden -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020.
Trump vs. Joe Biden -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020. (WDIV)
Trump vs. Bernie Sanders -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020.
Trump vs. Bernie Sanders -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020. (WDIV)
Trump vs. Mike Bloomberg -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020.
Trump vs. Mike Bloomberg -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020. (WDIV)
Trump vs. Elizabeth Warren -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020.
Trump vs. Elizabeth Warren -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020. (WDIV)
Trump vs. Pete Buttigieg -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020.
Trump vs. Pete Buttigieg -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020. (WDIV)

Here are the numbers regarding support for impeachment:

Support or oppose Trump impeachment? -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020.
Support or oppose Trump impeachment? -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020. (WDIV)

These numbers mean that Michigan is a prime battleground in 2020.

Gretchen Whitmer job performance -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020.
Gretchen Whitmer job performance -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020. (WDIV)
2020 U.S. Senate candidate preference -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020.
2020 U.S. Senate candidate preference -- Local 4/The Detroit News Poll from Jan. 8, 2020. (WDIV)

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