Poll: Biden has an overwhelming lead among Democratic voters

Poll: Biden has an overwhelming lead among Democratic voters

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WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Joe Biden has an overwhelming lead in the presidential race among Democratic primary and caucus voters, according to a poll released on Wednesday.

The USA Today/Suffolk University Poll found that 32% of the respondents said they support Biden.

Meanwhile, 14% said they support Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) and 12% said they support Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).

The poll found that 6% said they support South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg. The same percentage said they support Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.).

Entrepreneur Andrew Yang had the support of 3% of the poll respondents.

Meanwhile, 2% said they support former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (Texas.). The same percentage said they support Sen. Cory Booker (N.J.).

The other 13 candidates polled at 1% or below.

The survey included 424 registered voters and was carried out Aug. 20-25. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.76 percentage points.

Only 10 of the 21 candidates have met the polling and fundraising threshold needed to qualify for the next round of Democratic debates, which are scheduled to take place Sept. 12-13 in Houston.

The debates will air on ABC and Univision.

An accompanying USA Today/Suffolk University Poll showed that 38% of the respondents said they would not be confident that the 2020 election had been conducted in a fair manner if their candidate of choice is defeated.

That survey included 1,000 registered voters and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3 percentage points.

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