Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersPelosi: 'Of course' Dems can be against abortion Kasich: 'I think political parties are on their way out' Sanders: Democratic Party's model is 'failing' MORE (I-Vt.) is up by double-digits on former secretary of State Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonWeek ahead: US raises pressure on WikiLeaks Poll: 85 percent of Clinton supporters would vote for her again OMB director: Government shutdown not a 'desired end' MORE in Iowa and New Hampshire, according to a poll released by CBS News on Sunday.
The senator is drawing 43 percent support in the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucus, besting Clinton by 10 points.
Clinton, however, doubles-up Sanders in South Carolina, drawing 46 percent compared to the senator’s 23 percent.
Vice President Biden, who is considering a run for the Democratic presidential nomination, places third in all three states, drawing 10 percent support in Iowa, 9 percent support in New Hampshire, and a strong 22 percent backing in South Carolina.
The YouGov/CBS News 2016 Battleground Tracker poll, conducted Sept. 3 – 10, surveyed 548 likely Democratic primary voters in New Hampshire, 528 in South Carolina, and 646 in Iowa. The margin of error for the poll is 5 percent.