Poll: Biden leads 2020 Democrats by 19 points in Virginia

Poll: Biden leads 2020 Democrats by 19 points in Virginia
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden lead shrinks, Sanders and Warren close gap: poll Biden allies: Warren is taking a bite out of his electability argument Budowsky: Donald, Boris, Bibi — The right in retreat MORE has a 19-point lead ahead of the closest trailing Democrats with Virginia primary voters, according to a poll released Thursday. 

The nationally recognized Hampton University Center for Public Policy poll found 36 percent of Virginia Democrats surveyed would vote for Biden out of the current field of two dozen candidates.

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersBiden lead shrinks, Sanders and Warren close gap: poll Biden allies: Warren is taking a bite out of his electability argument Overnight Health Care — Presented by Partnership for America's Health Care Future — Pelosi set to unveil drug price plan | Abortion rate in US hits lowest level since Roe v. Wade | Dems threaten to subpoena Juul MORE (I-Vt.) landed far behind in second with 17 percent. Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenBiden lead shrinks, Sanders and Warren close gap: poll Defense bill talks set to start amid wall fight Biden allies: Warren is taking a bite out of his electability argument MORE (D-Mass.) is a close third at 13 percent, and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegBiden lead shrinks, Sanders and Warren close gap: poll Poll: Biden leads Democratic field by 10 points in Florida CNN announces details for LGBTQ town hall MORE (D) closely trails her with 11 percent.

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Biden also leads with women, receiving 41 percent support, voters 65 and over, receiving 53 percent, and black voters, receiving 58 percent, according to the poll. 

Sanders polled higher among men, with 21 percent, and with young voters between 18 and 34, receiving 25 percent. 

Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisBiden lead shrinks, Sanders and Warren close gap: poll Defense bill talks set to start amid wall fight Media and candidates should be ashamed that they don't talk about obesity MORE (D-Calif.) was fourth with 7 percent, and former Rep. Beto O'RourkeBeto O'RourkeBiden lead shrinks, Sanders and Warren close gap: poll CNN announces details for LGBTQ town hall Manchin: 'Beto O'Rourke is not taking my guns away from me' MORE (D-Texas) was fifth with 3 percent, according to the poll. 

All other candidates polled at 2 percent or less. 

The poll included 1,126 registered voters in Virginia who identify as Democrats. The survey was conducted between May 29 and June 6. There is a 4.3 percentage point margin of error.