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 BidenCaitlyn Jenner on Hannity touts Trump: 'He was a disruptor' Argentina launches 'Green Mondays' campaign to cut greenhouse gases On The Money: Federal judge vacates CDC's eviction moratorium | Biden says he's open to compromise on corporate tax rate | Treasury unsure of how long it can stave off default without debt limit hike MORE maintains the lead in the Democratic presidential primary, but Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenBiden backs COVID-19 vaccine patent waivers Schumer works to balance a divided caucus's demands DNC gathers opposition research on over 20 potential GOP presidential candidates 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 administration in talks with LA Mayor Eric Garcetti for India ambassador post: reports Business groups target moderate Democrats on Biden tax plans Biden plugs infrastructure with a personal favorite: Amtrak MORE at 6 percent. Sen. Cory BookerCory BookerNever underestimate Joe Biden Police reform talks ramp up amid pressure from Biden, families Victims' relatives hold Capitol Hill meetings to push police reform 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.