Poll: Biden leads Democratic field by 10 points in Florida

Poll: Biden leads Democratic field by 10 points in Florida
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden holds massive cash advantage over Trump ahead of Election Day Tax records show Trump maintains a Chinese bank account: NYT Trump plays video of Biden, Harris talking about fracking at Pennsylvania rally MORE leads his closest primary challenger by 10 points in Florida, according to a new poll released Wednesday. 

Biden has 34 percent support from the state's Democratic primary voters surveyed in the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) poll. He's followed by Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenJustice Department charges Google with illegally maintaining search monopoly Overnight Health Care: Trump takes criticism of Fauci to a new level | GOP Health Committee chairman defends Fauci | Birx confronted Pence about Atlas Senate Democrats call for ramped up Capitol coronavirus testing MORE (D-Mass.) with 24 percent support and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOcasio-Cortez rolls out Twitch channel to urge voting Calls grow for Democrats to ramp up spending in Texas The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Goldman Sachs - Tipping point week for Trump, Biden, Congress, voters MORE (I-Vt.) with 14 percent support.


The top three have a significant edge over the rest of the field and are the only candidates with double-digit support. South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegLGBTQ voters must show up at the polls, or risk losing progress Buttigieg says it's time to 'turn the page' on Trump administration Sunday shows preview: Coronavirus cases surge in the Midwest; Trump hits campaign trail after COVID-19 MORE (D) is in fourth place with 5 percent, and Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisTrump plays video of Biden, Harris talking about fracking at Pennsylvania rally Overnight Defense: US, Russia closer on nuclear treaty extension after Moscow accepts warhead freeze | Khashoggi's fiancee sues Saudi crown prince | Biden nets hundreds more national security endorsements Democrats make gains in Georgia Senate races: poll MORE (D-Calif.) rounds out the top five with 4 percent.

Miramar, Fla., Mayor Wayne MessamWayne Martin MessamKey moments in the 2020 Democratic presidential race so far Wayne Messam suspends Democratic presidential campaign 2020 primary debate guide: Everything you need to know ahead of the November forum MORE (D) received 3 percent of the vote from those surveyed.

Warren has significantly increased her support in the state since the last FAU poll, which showed her and Sanders tied at 12 percent each. In that poll, Biden received 39 percent support from the state's Democratic primary voters. 

“While Joe Biden continues to lead other primary candidates in Florida, Elizabeth Warren is gathering strength and is becoming a real competitor for the state,”  FAU political science professor Kevin Wagner said in a statement

The new survey of 407 Democratic primary voters was conducted between Sept. 12 and Sept. 15. It has a margin of error of 4.9 percentage points.