Booker trails three 2020 Democrats in New Jersey

Booker trails three 2020 Democrats in New Jersey
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Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerFive takeaways from the Democratic debate As Buttigieg rises, Biden is still the target Leading Democrats largely pull punches at debate MORE (N.J.), a 2020 White House hopeful, is trailing three other Democratic presidential contenders among voters in his home state, according to a new poll

Booker has the support of 9 percent of Democratic primary voters in New Jersey, according to the Monmouth University poll released Thursday. 

He trails front-runner Joe BidenJoe BidenFive takeaways from the Democratic debate As Buttigieg rises, Biden is still the target Leading Democrats largely pull punches at debate MORE in the state by 17 percentage points.

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Booker also trails Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenFive takeaways from the Democratic debate As Buttigieg rises, Biden is still the target Leading Democrats largely pull punches at debate MORE (D-Mass.) and Bernie SandersBernie SandersFive takeaways from the Democratic debate As Buttigieg rises, Biden is still the target Leading Democrats largely pull punches at debate MORE (I-Vt.) by 11 points and 9 points, respectively. 

South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegFive takeaways from the Democratic debate As Buttigieg rises, Biden is still the target Gabbard, Buttigieg battle over use of military in Mexico MORE and Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisFive takeaways from the Democratic debate Gabbard, Buttigieg battle over use of military in Mexico Leading Democrats largely pull punches at debate MORE (D-Calif.) follow Booker in the new survey, with 6 percent support each. All other candidates polled at 2 percent or less. 

The New Jersey poll differs from most national polls that place Booker behind Buttigieg and Harris. RealClearPolitics average of national polls has the New Jersey senator at 2.8 percent, behind seven of his primary opponents. 

New Jersey is one of the final states to hold its primary, set for June 2.

The poll surveyed 713 New Jersey residents 18 and older between Sept. 12 and 16. There is a margin of error of 3.7 percentage points.