Poll: Biden leads 2020 Democratic field by 8 points, followed by Warren and Sanders

Poll: Biden leads 2020 Democratic field by 8 points, followed by Warren and Sanders
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenEight Democratic presidential hopefuls to appear in CNN climate town hall Hill Reporter Rafael Bernal: Biden tries to salvage Latino Support Biden, Buttigieg bypassing Democratic delegate meeting: report MORE holds an 8-point lead over Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenTop Sanders adviser: Warren isn't competing for 'same pool of voters' Eight Democratic presidential hopefuls to appear in CNN climate town hall In shift, top CEOs say shareholder value not top goal MORE (D-Mass.) in the latest Economist/YouGov poll released Wednesday. 

It’s a 3-point increase in Biden’s lead over Warren compared to the Economist/YouGov poll released last week, with Biden’s support increasing 1 point, from 22 percent to 23 percent, and Warren’s dropping 2 points, from 17 percent to 15 percent. 

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersTop Sanders adviser: Warren isn't competing for 'same pool of voters' Eight Democratic presidential hopefuls to appear in CNN climate town hall Top aide Jeff Weaver lays out Sanders's path to victory MORE (I-Vt.) closely trails Warren with 13 percent, a 2-point uptick from Sanders’ support in last week’s poll. 

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Sanders pulled ahead of Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisEight Democratic presidential hopefuls to appear in CNN climate town hall Biden, Buttigieg bypassing Democratic delegate meeting: report The Hill's Morning Report - Trump on defense over economic jitters MORE (D-Calif.), after trailing her by 4 points in last week’s survey. 

Harris’ support dropped from 14 percent to 10 percent, knocking her into the fourth place spot based on Wednesday’s poll results. 

South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegEight Democratic presidential hopefuls to appear in CNN climate town hall Biden, Buttigieg bypassing Democratic delegate meeting: report The Hill's Morning Report - Trump on defense over economic jitters MORE saw a slight 2-point increase in support, from 5 percent to 7 percent, maintaining his fifth place spot in the crowded field. 

Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerEight Democratic presidential hopefuls to appear in CNN climate town hall Biden, Buttigieg bypassing Democratic delegate meeting: report F-bombs away: Why lawmakers are cursing now more than ever MORE (D-N.J.) polled at 3 percent, and all other candidate polled at 2 percent or lower. 

The YouGov/Economist web-based poll surveyed 1,500 people, including 1,149 registered voters, between July 14 and July 16. There is a margin of error of 2.6 percent for the entire sample and a margin of error of 3 percent for registered voters.