Warren gains support but Biden retains delegate lead in new poll

Warren gains support but Biden retains delegate lead in new poll
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump says Biden has been 'brainwashed': 'He's been taken over by the radical left' Trump says he'll wear mask during upcoming trip to Walter Reed Latino group 'Mi Familia Vota' launches M voter turnout campaign targeting swing states MORE maintains the lead in the Democratic presidential primary, but Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenThe Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic Unity Taskforce unveils party platform recommendations Progressive activist Ady Barkan endorses Biden, urges him to pick Warren as VP Congress must act now to fix a Social Security COVID-19 glitch and expand, not cut, benefits MORE (D-Mass.) is closing in on his first place spot, according to a new poll

A CBS/YouGov delegate tracker included in a poll released Sunday, estimates Biden has 600 delegate votes from early contest states. The estimate found that Warren has 545 delegates from the same early voting states. 

Sanders, with 286 estimated delegates, is in third, based on the poll. All other candidates were estimated to have fewer than 40 delegate votes. 


Warren is also neck and neck with Biden for support among primary voters in early states, based on the poll. 

The poll found them statistically tied, with Warren at 26 percent and Biden at 25 percent. 

Sanders polled at 19 percent. 

Harris was a far behind fourth at 8 percent, trailed by South Bound, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegBiden strikes populist tone in blistering rebuke of Trump, Wall Street Buttigieg's new book, 'Trust,' slated for October release Biden hires top aides for Pennsylvania MORE at 6 percent. Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerKoch-backed group urges Senate to oppose 'bailouts' of states in new ads Data shows seven Senate Democrats have majority non-white staffs New Jersey incumbents steamroll progressive challengers in primaries MORE (D-N.J.) polled at 4 percent. 

All other candidates are at 2 percent or less in early states, based on the poll. 

Ten candidates will be facing off in a debate this week in Texas with the remainder of the field still hoping to meet the necessary polling criteria to qualify for October's debates.

The poll surveyed 7,804 Democrats and Democrat-leaning independents between Aug. 28 and Sept. 4 There is a margin of error of 1.8 percentage points.