Poll: Biden holds 4-point lead on Warren

Poll: Biden holds 4-point lead on Warren
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A new poll shows former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPoll: Bloomberg stalls after Vegas debate Bloomberg campaign: Vandalism at Tennessee office 'echoes language from the Sanders campaign and its supporters' Democratic strategist says Biden 'has to' get second place in Nevada MORE holding a slim lead over Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenPoll: Bloomberg stalls after Vegas debate Bloomberg unveils billboards to troll Trump ahead of campaign stops John Legend joining Warren in South Carolina next week: report MORE (D-Mass.) in the Democratic presidential primary, while Warren edges out Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersPoll: Bloomberg stalls after Vegas debate Prominent Texas Latina endorses Warren Bloomberg campaign: Vandalism at Tennessee office 'echoes language from the Sanders campaign and its supporters' MORE (I-Vt.) for the second place spot. 

Twenty-four percent of primary voters said Biden is their top choice, a 2-point uptick from last week’s poll, according to an Economist-YouGov poll released Wednesday. It places him just 4 points ahead of his closest competitor, Warren, who has 20 percent support. 

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Warren’s support increased 3 points from last week’s poll, giving her an edge over Sanders, who saw a decrease in support, based on the poll. 

Sanders’s support slid 5 points, from 19 percent to 14 percent. 

Warren is also the only candidate that a majority of voters, 53 percent, said they’re “considering voting for.” It could help give her a boost in the race, as 12 percent of voters said they're still "not sure" who their top choice is, based on the poll. 

Comparatively, 47 percent of voters said they would consider voting for Biden, 41 percent said they’d consider voting for Sanders, 35 percent said Harris and just 28 percent said South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegPoll: Bloomberg stalls after Vegas debate Bloomberg campaign: Vandalism at Tennessee office 'echoes language from the Sanders campaign and its supporters' Buttigieg to join striking South Carolina McDonald's workers next week MORE (D). 

Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisHouse to vote on legislation to make lynching a federal hate crime Overnight Energy: EPA to regulate 'forever chemicals' in drinking water | Trump budget calls for slashing funds for climate science centers | House Dems urge banks not to fund drilling in Arctic refuge Democratic senators criticize plan that could expand Arctic oil and gas development MORE’s (D-Calif.) support as a first-choice candidate remained stagnant at 8 percent, and Buttigieg saw a 2-point decrease, from 7 percent to 5 percent. 

Biden’s lead over Warren and Sanders is larger in other national polls. A RealClearPolitics average of polling has Biden at 28.9 percent support, with Sanders and Warren neck and neck at 17.1 percent and 16.5 percent, respectively. 

The poll surveyed 1,500 people, including 1,093 registered voters, from Aug. 24 to 27. There is a margin of error of 2.6 percentage points overall, and 3.1 percentage points for registered voters.