Poll: Buttigieg in third place in his home state

Poll: Buttigieg in third place in his home state
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South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegIn politics, as in baseball, it ain't over till it's over Biden campaign hires top cybersecurity officials to defend against threats Biden strikes populist tone in blistering rebuke of Trump, Wall Street MORE (D) trails two other Democratic presidential candidates in his home state, according to a new poll.

The poll from We Ask America, which was conducted through online surveys of Hoosiers who self-identified as Democrats, showed Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden campaign slams Trump's Rose Garden event as 'sad affair' New shutdowns add to Trump woes CNN cuts away from Trump's 'campaign-type' Rose Garden speech MORE leading with 33 percent support in Indiana, followed by Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersBiden aspires to become America's auto-pen president Progressive Mondaire Jones wins NY primary to replace Nita Lowey OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Biden pledges carbon-free power by 2035 in T environment plan | Trump administration has been underestimating costs of carbon pollution, government watchdog finds | Trump to move forward with rollback of bedrock environmental law MORE (I-Vt.) at 23 percent and Buttigieg at 20 percent.


The rest of the Democratic 2020 contingent was far behind, with Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisHillicon Valley: Facebook considers political ad ban | Senators raise concerns over civil rights audit | Amazon reverses on telling workers to delete TikTok Senators raise concerns over Facebook's civil rights audit Biden's marijuana plan is out of step with public opinion MORE (D-Calif.) getting 3 percent support.

Overall, Buttigieg is seen favorably by 35 percent of the poll's respondents, though 40 percent still have no an opinion of the relative newcomer to the national political scene.

The 37-year-old openly gay politician has surged in national and state polls recently, making the cover of Time magazine along with husband Chasten Buttigieg.

We Ask America’s online survey was conducted from April 29 to May 5 and collected responses from 800 registered voters in Indiana. The margin of error for the survey is plus or minus 3.5 percentage points.