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Biden, Sanders top 2020 Democratic field in Nevada poll

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersFormer Sanders press secretary: 'Principal concern' of Biden appointments should be policy DeVos knocks free college push as 'socialist takeover of higher education' The Hill's 12:30 Report — Presented by Capital One — Giuliani denies discussing preemptive pardon with Trump MORE (I-Vt.) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden says GOP senators have called to congratulate him Biden: Trump attending inauguration is 'of consequence' to the country Biden says family will avoid business conflicts 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 WarrenSchwarzenegger says he would 'absolutely' help Biden administration Disney chair says he would consider job in Biden administration if asked Despite veto threat, Congress presses ahead on defense bill MORE (D-Mass.) and former Rep. Beto O'RourkeBeto O'RourkeMexican president breaks with other world leaders, refusing to acknowledge Biden win until election is finalized Mexico emerging as foreign policy challenge for Biden Beyoncé sports pro-Biden mask on Instagram 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 HarrisBiden says GOP senators have called to congratulate him Biden says family will avoid business conflicts Biden says China must play by 'international norms' MORE (D-Calif.) at 9 percent, Sound Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegJuan Williams: Clyburn is my choice as politician of the year 'Biff is president': Michael J. Fox says Trump has played on 'every worst instinct in mankind' Buttigieg: Denying Biden intelligence briefings is about protecting Trump's 'ego' MORE at 5 percent and entrepreneur Andrew YangAndrew YangGroups seek to get Black vote out for Democrats in Georgia runoffs Media and Hollywood should stop their marching-to-Georgia talk Andrew Yang: Democrats need to adopt message that government is 'working for them' 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 TrumpBiden says GOP senators have called to congratulate him Biden: Trump attending inauguration is 'of consequence' to the country Biden says family will avoid business conflicts 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.