Biden holds slim lead over Warren in Nevada: poll

Getty Images

Former Vice President Joe Biden leads Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) by just 4 points in Nevada, according to a USA Today–Suffolk University Political Research Center poll released Tuesday, a slim lead that has Warren within the margin of error.

{mosads}When respondents were given a list of 20 Democratic candidates and asked who’d they vote for or lean toward in Nevada’s February caucuses, 23.2 percent said Biden, while 19.4 percent chose Warren. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) came in third at 14.2 percent.

No other candidates received 10 percent of the vote. Twenty-one percent of those surveyed said they remain undecided.

Biden also led in a Morning Consult–Politico poll of Nevada voters in July but held a 6-point lead, 29 percent to 23 percent, over Sanders. Warren was in third in that survey with 11.5 percent of the vote. 

The news that Warren falls within the margin of error in the early caucus state comes on the heels of a Des Moines Register–CNN–Mediacom poll of likely Democratic caucusgoers in Iowa that found that 22 percent support Warren for president, while 20 percent said Biden was their top choice.

That poll was the first time that Warren had led Biden in an Iowa survey. Biden was within the margin of error on that poll.

The USA Today–Suffolk University poll surveyed 500 likely Democratic caucus voters and has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.4 percentage points.  

Tags 2020 Democrats Bernie Sanders Caucus Elizabeth Warren Iowa Joe Biden Nevada Polling
See all Hill.TV See all Video

Most Popular

Load more


See all Video