Poll: Biden leads, Warren surges in South Carolina

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump complains of 'fake polls' after surveys show him trailing multiple Democratic candidates Biden pitches new subsidies, public option in health care plan The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by JUUL Labs - Trump attack on progressive Dems draws sharp rebuke MORE maintains a substantial lead over other 2020 Democratic candidates in South Carolina in a new survey, but Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenTrump complains of 'fake polls' after surveys show him trailing multiple Democratic candidates Amazon warehouse workers strike on Prime Day Elizabeth Warren backs Amazon workers striking on Prime Day MORE (D-Mass.) and South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegTrump complains of 'fake polls' after surveys show him trailing multiple Democratic candidates Buttigieg: 'Medicare for all,' free college tuition are 'questionable on their merits' League of Conservation Voters withdraws from climate forum after 'offensive' Buttigieg op-ed in New Republic MORE (D) are gaining ground in the key primary state. 

Biden has the support of 37 percent of the respondents in the Post and Courier-Change Research Poll released early Sunday, down 9 points since launching his campaign.

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Warren's support doubled from last month, however, with 17 percent of the state's likely Democratic 2020 presidential primary voters now saying they would vote for the Massachusetts senator. Warren polled in fourth in the state last month with 8 percent of the vote. 

Buttigieg came in third in the new poll, with 11 percent saying they'd vote for him in the primary. Eight percent of respondents said they'd vote for the 37-year-old last month. 

The newspaper noted that Buttigieg received a notable boost in support from African Americans. Six percent of black respondents said they'd favor Buttigieg. He received no support from that demographic in May. 

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersTrump complains of 'fake polls' after surveys show him trailing multiple Democratic candidates The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by JUUL Labs - Trump attack on progressive Dems draws sharp rebuke Judd Gregg: Counting the costs of Democrats' desires MORE (I-Vt.) fell from second to fourth place in the new poll, with 9 percent of respondents saying they'd vote for him. The percentage represents a 6-point slide from last month. 

The shift occurred as Warren gained ground on the Vermont senator among men, women, voters under age 50 and African Americans, the Post and Courier noted. 

Meanwhile, 9  percent of respondents said they would choose Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisTrump complains of 'fake polls' after surveys show him trailing multiple Democratic candidates Judd Gregg: Counting the costs of Democrats' desires Buttigieg: 'Medicare for all,' free college tuition are 'questionable on their merits' MORE (D-Calif.). Five percent of likely South Carolina primary voters said they'd vote for Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerBooker prison reform bill would give older prisoners a 'second look' Booker to unveil plan for older Americans' long-term health care: report Judd Gregg: Counting the costs of Democrats' desires MORE (D-N.J.), while 4 percent said they'd favor former Rep. Beto O'RourkeBeto O'RourkeO'Rourke says he and his wife are descended from slave owners House Democrat on O'Rourke: 'I wouldn't count him out yet' Castro responds to Obama DHS secretary criticism: Open borders are 'a right-wing talking point' MORE (D-Texas). 

The Post and Courier-Change Research Poll was conducted between June 11 and June 14 among a population of 933 likely South Carolina Democratic 2020 presidential primary voters. The margin of error is 3.2 percent.