Biden increases lead in South Carolina to 29 points

Biden increases lead in South Carolina to 29 points
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - House panel expected to approve impeachment articles Thursday Democrats seek leverage for trial Democrats spend big to put Senate in play MORE has increased his lead among Democratic primary voters in South Carolina by 29 percentage points, according to a Fox News poll.

Biden received 41 percent support from South Carolina voters, a 6 percentage point increase from July, when he held a 21 percentage point lead above his opponents.

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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - House panel expected to approve impeachment articles Thursday Warren, Buttigieg duke it out in sprint to 2020 The Memo: Pelosi-Trump trade deal provokes debate on left MORE (D-Mass.) also saw a boost to 12 percent support, while Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - House panel expected to approve impeachment articles Thursday Warren, Buttigieg duke it out in sprint to 2020 The Memo: Pelosi-Trump trade deal provokes debate on left MORE (I-Vt.) dropped to 10 percent support. Sanders has canceled campaign events until further notice after he suffered a heart attack.

Behind the frontrunners lie Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - House panel expected to approve impeachment articles Thursday Julián Castro jabs ICE: 'Delete your account' Pelosi endorses Christy Smith in bid to replace Katie Hill MORE (D-Calif.) with 4 percent, a 12-percentage-point drop from July and billionaire philanthropist Tom SteyerThomas (Tom) Fahr SteyerThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - House panel expected to approve impeachment articles Thursday Saagar Enjeti calls Yang's rise a 'return to the fundamentals of democracy' The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - An unusual day: Impeachment plus a trade deal MORE with 4 percent.

The poll qualified Steyer for the November debate, as the fourth poll where he earned higher than 3 percent.

Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - House panel expected to approve impeachment articles Thursday Julián Castro jabs ICE: 'Delete your account' Booker campaign unveils bilingual training program for Nevada caucus MORE (D-N.J.) earned 3 percent and South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegThe Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by AdvaMed - House panel expected to approve impeachment articles Thursday Warren, Buttigieg duke it out in sprint to 2020 Krystal Ball warns about lagging youth support for Buttigieg MORE received 2 percent support.

The former vice president's support among black voters appears to be largely responsible for the wide margin. He maintains a 4 point advantage on Warren among white voters but leads her by 41 points among blacks. He also leads among men and those over 45.

When the poll combined voters' first and second choices, Biden soared to 52 percent, with Warren at 28 percent and Sanders at 23 percent.

The poll was conducted between Sept. 29 and Oct. 2, surveying 803 South Carolina Democratic primary voters. The margin of error was 3.5.

The poll distinguishing which races support the candidates had a margin of error of 6 for white voters and 4.5 for black voters.