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 ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegJuan Williams: Honesty, homophobia and Mayor Pete Democrats on edge as Iowa points to chaotic race Democrats debate how to defeat Trump: fight or heal 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 BidenImpeachment week: Trump probe hits crucial point Trump DACA fight hits Supreme Court Juan Williams: Honesty, homophobia and Mayor Pete MORE leading with 33 percent support in Indiana, followed by Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersJuan Williams: Honesty, homophobia and Mayor Pete Democrats on edge as Iowa points to chaotic race Democrats debate how to defeat Trump: fight or heal MORE (I-Vt.) at 23 percent and Buttigieg at 20 percent.

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The rest of the Democratic 2020 contingent was far behind, with Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisJuan Williams: Honesty, homophobia and Mayor Pete Democrats debate how to defeat Trump: fight or heal Women who inspired 'Hidden Figures' film will be honored with congressional gold medals 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.