Biden, Sanders neck-and-neck in new year 2020 Democratic race poll

nearvideo polling: Biden, the support is growing, Warren’s numbers tank

John Sununu, former New Hampshire Governor, weighs in at points to new polling that Elizabeth Warren has fallen behind Bernie Sanders, while Biden leads

With three days until the next scheduled presidential candidacy debate, a new national survey shows the former Vice-President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, to lead the rest of the still-large field of White house hopefuls.

Biden – who has every national survey since remained at the forefront of almost, even before he announced his candidacy at the end of April — with 24 percent of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independent voters in a NPR/PBSNewsHour/Marist poll released Monday.

Sanders, the populist senator from Vermont, is his second run for the democratic nomination, with 22 percent. Biden is a slight 2-point edge is within the survey sampling error.


Massachusetts sen. Elizabeth Warren – another top-tier contender, who has seen her poll numbers slip in the last two months-is at 17 percent in the survey. And South Bend, Indiana, mayor Pete Buttigieg – a one-time long-shot that soared in the past few months in the polls in the early voting States of Iowa and New Hampshire – Register on 13 percent approval.


According to the survey, tech entrepreneur Andrew Yang with Sens. Cory Booker from New Jersey, Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and former New York city mayor Mike Bloomberg is at 5 percent, each on 4 per cent. Sen. Michael Bennet of Colorado, Rep. Tulsi Gabbard from Hawaii, and former Obama housing Secretary and former San Antonio, Texas, mayor Julian Castro stood at 1 percent. All other candidates are notified otherwise at less than 1 percent.

The survey shows that with a month and a half until the Iowa Caucasus will kick off the presidential nomination calendar, only a little over three-quarters of the respondents said they might change their minds, who they are currently.

Marist Institute for Public Opinion Director Lee Miringoff – who has found the survey that, although Biden has consistently led in the national polls, there was a lot of liquid in the crucial early-state polls.

“I think we look at the last increase,” who could win, Miringoff said.


The NPR/PBSNewsHour/Marist poll was released a day after a new national Fox News poll indicated Biden at 30 percent in the democratic nomination race, with Sanders at 20 percent and Warren, the third at 13 percent. Buttigieg registered at 7 percent, with Klobuchar and Bloomberg, respectively, to 5 percent, and all others at 3 percent or less.

While Biden and Sanders’ numbers were essentially unchanged from the previous Fox News poll, which was conducted by the end of October, Warren by 8 percentage points.

The NPR/PBSNewsHour/Marist poll Dec 9-11, with 1,508 registered voters nationwide, including 704 of Democrats and democratic-leaning independents, surveyed by live telephone operators. The error rate in the case of questions to the Democratic presidential primary is plus or minus 5.4 percentage points.

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