Biden holds 10-point lead in Texas poll, Warren moves into second past O'Rourke

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenUkrainian official denies Trump pressured president Trump goes after New York Times, Washington Post: 'They have gone totally CRAZY!!!!' Warren overtakes Biden in Iowa for first time: poll MORE leads a new survey of Texas voters by Quinnipiac University Poll by 10 points, while Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenWarren overtakes Biden in Iowa for first time: poll Warren avoids attacks while building momentum Sanders unveils plan to eliminate Americans' medical debt MORE (D-Mass.) follows in second place. 

The survey, which was released on Wednesday, shows Biden leading with 28 percent of Democratic and Democratic-leaning independent voters, while Warren trails at 18 percent, surpassing fellow progressive Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersWarren overtakes Biden in Iowa for first time: poll The polls are asking the wrong question Sanders unveils plan to eliminate Americans' medical debt MORE (I-Vt.) and former Texas Rep. Beto O'RourkeBeto O'RourkeO'Rourke gun confiscation talk alarms Democrats NRA deems O'Rourke 'Salesman of the Month' after Arizona gun store sells out of AR-15s during 'Beto Special' MSNBC 'Climate in Crisis' special draws 1.3M viewers in 8 pm timeslot MORE (D).

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Sanders and O'Rourke garnered 12 percent support, respectively, from Democratic and Democratic-leaning independent voters, according to the survey. 

The poll shows gains for Warren, who came in at 11 percent support in the Quinnipiac survey conducted in the state last June. The same survey showed Biden at 30 percent and O'Rourke at 16 percent. Sanders carried 15 percent support. 

The September survey shows Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisWarren overtakes Biden in Iowa for first time: poll Iowa GOP swipes at 2020 Democrats' meat positions as candidates attend annual Steak Fry Warren avoids attacks while building momentum MORE (D-Calif.) followed with 5 percent support, while South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegWarren overtakes Biden in Iowa for first time: poll The polls are asking the wrong question Booker aide sounds alarm about campaign's funding MORE (D) and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, who is the former mayor of San Antonio, each garnered 3 percent support. 

The survey comes as Democrats set their sights on the Lone Star State ahead of the 2020 elections, looking to make gains at the House, Senate and presidential levels. 

O'Rourke narrowly lost to Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzState Department's top arms control official leaving Sanders NASA plan is definitely Earth first Trump judicial picks face rare GOP opposition MORE (R-Texas) in the 2018 midterm elections, losing by roughly 2 points. 

But the latest poll does not appear to bode well for O'Rourke in his home state. A number of Democrats have pushed O'Rourke to challenge Texas Sen. John CornynJohn CornynDC statehood push faces long odds despite record support Trump judicial picks face rare GOP opposition Zuckerberg woos Washington critics during visit MORE (R) in 2020, arguing that he has a greater chance of victory in that race.

O'Rourke said last month that he would not "in any scenario" run for Senate in 2020. 

Quinnipiac University Poll conducted its survey from Sept. 4-9 among 1,410 self-identified registered voters in Texas. The margin of error is plus or minus 3.1 percentage points.