Biden, Sanders top 2020 Democratic field in Nevada poll

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersJames Carville: Biden represents 'stability' not 'generational change' Ocasio-Cortez, progressives trash 'antisemitic' Politico illustration of Bernie Sanders 2020 Democrats target federal ban on abortion funding MORE (I-Vt.) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenJames Carville: Biden represents 'stability' not 'generational change' Trump's misspelling of Biden's name trends on Twitter Trump says 'I have confidence' after past North Korea missile tests MORE sit atop the 2020 Democratic presidential field in a new poll of likely Nevada caucusgoers. 

The Emerson College poll shows Biden, who is expected to announce his campaign in the coming weeks, with 26 percent support among caucusgoers, while 23 percent back Sanders.

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenTrump defense pick expected to face tense confirmation 2020 Democrats target federal ban on abortion funding Gillibrand seizes on abortion debate to jump-start campaign MORE (D-Mass.) and former Rep. Beto O'RourkeBeto O'RourkeO'Rourke: Trump 'provoking' war with Iran by sending troops to Middle East Buttiegieg backs NFL players' right to protest during anthem: I 'put my life on the line to defend' that Overnight Energy: Democrats ask if EPA chief misled on vehicle emissions | Dem senators want NBC debate focused on climate change | 2020 hopeful John Delaney unveils T climate plan MORE (D-Texas) are the only other candidates who have double-digit support in the poll, with 10 percent each.

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They are followed by Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisSan Francisco police chief apologizes for raid on journalist's home Gillibrand seizes on abortion debate to jump-start campaign Senate Democrats to House: Tamp down the impeachment talk MORE (D-Calif.) at 9 percent, Sound Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegButtigieg defends Kaepernick, NFL players who kneel during national anthem Journalism is now opinion-based — not news-based Buttiegieg backs NFL players' right to protest during anthem: I 'put my life on the line to defend' that MORE at 5 percent and entrepreneur Andrew YangAndrew YangKlobuchar to roll out policy priorities for farmers in Iowa DNC boss says candidates to be involved in debate lottery Hillicon Valley: Assange hit with 17 more charges | Facebook removes record 2.2B fake profiles | Senate passes anti-robocall bill | Senators offer bill to help companies remove Huawei equipment MORE at 3 percent.

Nevada is expected to be the third major nominating contest in the Democratic presidential primaries following the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary. National polls and polls of voters in Iowa and New Hampshire also have consistently shown Biden and Sanders at the top of the field. 

The Emerson College poll also shows President TrumpDonald John TrumpPapadopoulos on AG's new powers: 'Trump is now on the offense' Pelosi uses Trump to her advantage Mike Pence delivers West Point commencement address MORE edging out most of the leading Democratic candidates in Nevada, but Biden has a 4-point advantage over the president.

The new poll's results are based on interviews with 719 registered voters from March 28 through March 30. The margin of error is 3.6 percentage points.