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Biden is doing much better than Trump among voters who don't like either of them, poll shows

Both President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden have net-negative approval ratings, a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll shows, though Biden appears to have emerged as the presidential candidate more voters will begrudgingly vote for. It may be a backhanded compliment, but one the likely Democratic nominee will surely take come November.

The poll shows voters who have a negative opinion of both Trump and Biden overwhelmingly prefer Biden, 60 percent to 10 percent.

NBC News notes that's good news for the former vice president, although the rate of negative opinions increases with younger voters, which could be a warning sign. Still, the early returns look good for Biden, who leads Trump among a host of other demographics, as well.

The NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll was conducted between April 13-15. The survey included 900 registered voters. The margin of error is 3.7 percentage points. Read the full results here.