Poll: Pence leads 2020 GOP presidential field
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Mike PenceMichael (Mike) Richard PenceWhere 2020 Democrats stand in betting markets ahead of first debate President Trump fighting to fix a broken trade system at the G-20 Trump rules out Haley joining 2020 ticket MORE may be the GOP's vice presidential nominee this year, but some of his supporters are already looking ahead to 2020.

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Pence leads a new poll of the potential Republican presidential field in 2020 should Donald TrumpDonald John Trump2020 Democrats spar over socialism ahead of first debate Senate passes .5 billion border bill, setting up fight with House 'Teflon Don' avoids the scorn of the 'family values' GOP — again MORE lose this year's presidential election.

Pence is the top choice for 22 percent of Republicans in the Politico/Morning Consult poll, which was conducted after the vice presidential debate this week and released Friday.

Trump himself and Speaker Paul RyanPaul Davis RyanBooker prepping for first 2020 debate with bicep curls Democratic debates: What the top candidates need to do Paul Ryan praises Trump: 'He's not taking any crap' MORE (Wis.) follow at 13 percent, with Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzWhite House to convene social media summit after new Trump attacks GOP lays debate trap for 2020 Democrats O'Rourke on Senate bid backer Beyoncé: I will have to 'earn her support' for 2020 MORE (Texas) at 12 percent, Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioGOP lays debate trap for 2020 Democrats Mellman: Are primary debates different? Overnight Health Care — Sponsored by Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids — Trump issues order to bring transparency to health care prices | Fight over billions in ObamaCare payments heads to Supreme Court MORE (Fla.) at 11 percent and Ohio Gov. John Kasich at 7 percent.

Nearly a third of Trump supporters, 32 percent, said they would rather vote for Pence for president than Trump, while 59 percent said they would rather vote for Trump, according to the poll.

Pence was considered the winner of this week's vice presidential debate, according to several polls, while Trump was considered the loser of last week's first presidential debate.

In contrast, 84 percent of Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham Clinton'Teflon Don' avoids the scorn of the 'family values' GOP — again Don't expect Trump-sized ratings for Democratic debates Ocasio-Cortez on Biden: 'I think that he's not a pragmatic choice' MORE's supporters said they would rather vote for her for president than running mate Tim KaineTimothy (Tim) Michael Kaine2020 debates complicate Senate plans for vote on Trump's war authority Senate Health Committee advances bipartisan package to lower health costs Senate GOP to defeat proposal requiring approval for Iran attack MORE.

Overall, 10 percent of respondents, including just 5 percent of independents, said the VP debate changed their mind on the race.

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenDon't expect Trump-sized ratings for Democratic debates Poll: Biden leads Democratic field by 6 points, Warren in second place Senate Health Committee advances bipartisan package to lower health costs MORE (Mass.) led a poll of the potential Democratic presidential field in 2020 should Trump defeat Clinton, with 28 percent of Democrats picking Warren.

Kaine came in second, at 16 percent, Sen. Cory Booker (N.J.) had 9 percent and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo had 8 percent.

The survey of 1,989 registered voters was conducted online Oct. 5–6 with an overall margin of error of 2 percentage points.