Poll: Biden leads 2020 Democratic field by 15 points, followed by Sanders and Warren

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump to hold campaign rally in Michigan Castro hits fundraising threshold for December debate Buttigieg draws fresh scrutiny, attacks in sprint to Iowa MORE leads the Democratic presidential field by 15 points, followed by Sens. Bernie SandersBernie SandersTrump to hold campaign rally in Michigan Castro hits fundraising threshold for December debate Buttigieg draws fresh scrutiny, attacks in sprint to Iowa MORE (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenTrump to hold campaign rally in Michigan Castro hits fundraising threshold for December debate Buttigieg: Harris 'deserves to be under anybody's consideration' for vice president MORE (D-Mass.), according to the latest weekly tracking poll from Morning Consult.

The poll, conducted July 15-21, found Biden with 33 percent support among Democratic primary voters nationwide. Sanders was in second place with 18 percent.

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Warren came in third place with 14 percent, followed by Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisCastro hits fundraising threshold for December debate Poll: Majority of voters name TV as primary news source Buttigieg: Harris 'deserves to be under anybody's consideration' for vice president MORE (D-Calif.) with 13 percent and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegCastro hits fundraising threshold for December debate On The Money: Congress races to beat deadline on shutdown | Trump asks Supreme Court to shield financial records from House Democrats | House passes bill to explicitly ban insider trading NYT editorial board calls on Buttigieg to disclose details of work at consulting firm MORE rounding out the top five with 5 percent.

In a survey of early primary states, Biden’s lead shrank, with the former vice president leading 33 percent to Sanders’s 21 percent in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada.

In the early-state surveys, Harris shared third place with Warren, with both receiving 11 percent, and Buttigieg remained in fifth but increased his share slightly to 6 percent.

Pollsters conducted 17,285 survey interviews nationwide and 778 in the early primary states for the poll. It reflects wider polling trends that show Biden continuing to lead the field, but with other candidates closing the gap.