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Warren pushes past Biden among college students: poll

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has surged past former Vice President Joe Biden as the most popular 2020 presidential candidate among college students, a new poll finds.

Warren’s popularity has risen since April, increasing from roughly 6 percent to nearly 20 percent in September, according to the College Reaction/Axios poll released Tuesday. President Trump took the second slot in the new poll with 17.4 percent, followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) at 15.5 percent and Biden at 13.1 percent.

Democratic presidential candidate and entrepreneur Andrew Yang, who ranked fifth with 10 percent, has a student popularity rate that’s much higher than his national average of 3.3 percent, according to Axios.

In July, Biden led among college students at 16.4 percent, followed closely by Trump at 16.3 percent, according to the poll. Trump was followed by Sanders at 15.1 percent and Warren at 13.7 percent.{mosads}

Warren’s surge in popularity reflects her upward trend in national polls and surveys of key states, including New Hampshire, California and Iowa.

Pollsters also noted that the new survey shows that college students are largely still undecided in who they’ll vote for in 2020.

The poll was conducted from Sept. 23-24 and surveyed 586 college students. It has a margin of error of 4 percentage points.

Tags 2020 Democratic presidential primary 2020 presidential race Andrew Yang Bernie Sanders college students Donald Trump Elizabeth Warren Higher education Joe Biden
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