Warren support breaks double digits: poll

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenInequality of student loan debt underscores possible Biden policy shift Thomas Piketty says pandemic is opportunity to address income inequality The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation MORE’s (D-Mass.) national support in the Democratic presidential primary has broken into double digits, according to a Morning Consult Political poll released on Tuesday, the latest sign the 2020 hopeful's campaign is gaining momentum.

Warren’s support rose from 9 percent to 10 percent among 16,587 Democratic primary voters surveyed from May 27 to June 2, according to Morning Consult’s weekly Political Intelligence survey, putting her in third place overall.


Meanwhile, Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersClub for Growth to launch ad blitz in Georgia to juice GOP turnout Inequality of student loan debt underscores possible Biden policy shift In defense of incrementalism: A call for radical realism MORE (I-Vt.) fell by 1 percent, suggesting Warren's gains may be at Sanders's expense.

Sanders still holds a 9-point lead over Warren in the poll, placing second overall with 19 percent support. Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPennsylvania Supreme Court strikes down GOP bid to stop election certification Biden looks to career officials to restore trust, morale in government agencies Biden transition adds new members to coronavirus task force MORE, who has topped most polls since announcing his run, is still sitting comfortably at the front of the pack with 38 percent support.

Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisBiden transition adds new members to coronavirus task force Club for Growth to launch ad blitz in Georgia to juice GOP turnout Biden's political position is tougher than Trump's MORE’s (D-Calif.) support was unchanged from last week, holding steady at 7 percent. The same goes for South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete Buttigieg'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' Biden's win is not a policy mandate — he should govern accordingly MORE (D), who tied Harris for fourth place with 7 percent support, the Morning Consult poll found.

Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) came in fifth with 4 percent support, while Sen. Cory BookerCory BookerDangerously fast slaughter speeds are putting animals, people at greater risk during COVID-19 crisis Senate Democrats reelect Schumer as leader by acclamation  Hill associations push for more diversity in lawmakers' staffs MORE (D-N.J.) carried 3 percent in the survey.

The poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 1 percentage point.

The latest polling numbers are likely to be welcome news for Warren, who had found her presidential bid struggling to pick up steam in its first few months. In recent weeks, however, she has seen her support tick upward, suggesting that months of steady policy rollouts and consistent campaign messaging is paying off.

Among Democratic voters in early primary and caucus states, Warren saw an even bigger jump in support, rising from 7 percent last week to 10 percent this week in the Morning Consult poll. She remains in third place with those voters.

Sanders placed second among early primary state voters, taking 18 percent support — 2 points less than he got last week. Biden also carries an outsize lead among in the early states with 40 percent support, though that’s 2 points less than he took in last week’s survey.

Buttigieg and Harris placed fourth among early state voters, with 6 percent, Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharHillicon Valley: YouTube suspends OANN amid lawmaker pressure | Dems probe Facebook, Twitter over Georgia runoff | FCC reaffirms ZTE's national security risk Democrats urge YouTube to remove election misinformation, step up efforts ahead of Georgia runoff YouTube temporarily suspends OANN account after spreading coronavirus misinformation MORE (D-Minn.) came with fifth with 4 percent, and O’Rourke and Booker tied for sixth place with 3 percent each, according to the poll.

The early state results are based on interviews with 696 registered voters in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada conducted in the same time frame. Those results have a margin of error of plus or minus 4 percentage points.