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 BidenFord to bolster electric vehicle production in multi-billion dollar push Protesters demonstrate outside Manchin's houseboat over opposition to reconciliation package Alabama eyes using pandemic relief funds on prison system 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 WarrenIn defense of share buybacks Democrats urge Biden to go all in with agenda in limbo In Washington, the road almost never taken MORE (D-Mass.) with 24 percent support and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDo progressives prefer Trump to compromise? Texas House Republican tests positive for coronavirus in latest breakthrough case In defense of share buybacks 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 ButtigiegDo progressives prefer Trump to compromise? DOJ sues to block JetBlue-American Airlines partnership On The Money — Presented by Wells Fargo — Pelosi plows full speed ahead on jam-packed agenda MORE (D) is in fourth place with 5 percent, and Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisNavarro rips 'dimwit' Trump Jr. on 'The View' for COVID-19 and obesity tweet Do progressives prefer Trump to compromise? Biden, Harris push big lie about Border Patrol 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.