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A PPP poll released last week showed that 61 percent of Democratic primary voters would most like to see Clinton as the party's candidate. Joe BidenJoseph (Joe) Robinette BidenOvernight Tech: FCC won't delay net neutrality vote | Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices | Biden scolds social media firms over transparency Medicaid funds shouldn't be used to subsidize state taxes on health care Biden hits social media firms over lack of transparency MORE came in second, with 14 percent, and Cuomo third, with 5 percent.

Asked directly whom they would support if neither Clinton nor Biden ran, Cuomo led other Democrats with 21 percent of primary voters. Sen.-elect Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenOvernight Regulation: Net neutrality supporters predict tough court battle | Watchdog to investigate EPA chief's meeting with industry group | Ex-Volkswagen exec gets 7 years for emissions cheating Overnight Tech: Net neutrality supporters predict tough court fight | Warren backs bid to block AT&T, Time Warner merger | NC county refuses to pay ransom to hackers Avalanche of Democratic senators say Franken should resign MORE (D-Mass.) was the only other candidate to break double digits, with 16 percent.

Pressed further on whether Clinton's decision to run would earn his support — or affect his decision to hop into the race — Cuomo was evasive.

“Oh it’s a long way away. Whoever’s running ... are you running?” Cuomo said. “Is somebody else running? ... We have to assess all the candidates.”