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

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenMellman: Trump voters cling to 2020 tale FDA authorizes another batch of J&J vaccine Cotton warns of China collecting athletes' DNA at 2022 Olympics MORE leads the Democratic presidential field by 15 points, followed by Sens. Bernie SandersBernie SandersProgressives rave over Harrison's start at DNC Zombie Tax punishes farmers to fill DC coffers Progressives threaten to block bipartisan infrastructure proposal MORE (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenProgressives rave over Harrison's start at DNC On The Money: Schumer to trigger reconciliation process on Wednesday | Four states emerge as test case for cutting off jobless benefits Big Tech critic Lina Khan named chair of the FTC 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.


Warren came in third place with 14 percent, followed by Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisDemocrats learn hard truths about Capitol breach Harris calls for pathway to citizenship for Dreamers on DACA anniversary Abbott says he'll solicit public donations for border wall MORE (D-Calif.) with 13 percent and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegHigh-speed rail getting last minute push in Congress Buttigieg: Bipartisan deal on infrastructure 'strongly preferred' OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Biden ends infrastructure talks with key Republican | Colonial Pipeline CEO grilled over ransomware attack | Texas gov signs bills to improve power grid after winter storm 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.