Poll: Biden, Sanders lead 2020 Democratic field in Ohio

Poll: Biden, Sanders lead 2020 Democratic field in Ohio
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenHarris to host virtual Hollywood campaign event co-chaired by Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling Trump plans to accept Republican nomination from White House lawn US seizes four vessels loaded with Iranian fuel MORE (D) and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersChris Wallace: Trump struggling with attacks on 'shape-shifter' Harris Kamala Harris: The outreach Latinos need Biden and Harris seen as more moderate than Trump and Pence: poll MORE (I-Vt.) lead the Democratic primary field in swing-state Ohio, according to a poll released Thursday.

A survey from Emerson Polling of registered voters found that Biden leads the pack with support from 29 percent of respondents, while Sanders follows closely behind with 27 percent.

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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenChris Wallace: Trump struggling with attacks on 'shape-shifter' Harris Markey riffs on JFK quote in new ad touting progressive bona fides Howard Kurtz: Kamala Harris 'getting walk on water coverage' by media after VP pick MORE (D-Mass.), who has battled Sanders for second place in recent weeks, trailed the Vermont senator by 6 percentage points, registering support from 21 percent of voters.

No other candidate broke into double-digit support in the poll, with Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisHarris to host virtual Hollywood campaign event co-chaired by Reese Witherspoon, Mindy Kaling Democrats hammer Trump for entertaining false birther theory about Harris Hillicon Valley: 'Fortnite' owner sues Apple after game is removed from App Store | Federal agencies seize, dismantle cryptocurrency campaigns of major terrorist organizations MORE (D-Calif.) coming in fourth place with support from 7 percent of polled voters. Several candidates including author Marianne WilliamsonMarianne WilliamsonMarianne Williamson touts endorsements for progressive congressional candidates The Hill's 12:30 Report: Warren becomes latest 2020 rival to back Biden The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden looks to stretch lead in Tuesday contests MORE and Sens. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerOn The Money: Pelosi, Mnuchin talk but make no progress on ending stalemate | Trump grabs 'third rail' of politics with payroll tax pause | Trump uses racist tropes to pitch fair housing repeal to 'suburban housewife' The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden, Harris make first public appearance as running mates Booker hits back at Trump tweet, mocks misspelling of name MORE (D-N.J.) and Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharElection security advocates see strong ally in Harris The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - The choice: Biden-Harris vs. Trump-Pence California Democrats back Yang after he expresses disappointment over initial DNC lineup MORE (D-Minn.) failed to break 1 percent support in the poll.

The primary question was asked of 353 registered Ohio voters between Sept. 29 and Oct. 2, and has a margin of error of plus or minus 5.2 percentage points.

The poll also asked Ohio voters about impeachment, finding that 47 percent of voters currently support the impeachment of President TrumpDonald John TrumpUSPS warns Pennsylvania mail-in ballots may not be delivered in time to be counted Michael Cohen book accuses Trump of corruption, fraud Trump requests mail-in ballot for Florida congressional primary MORE while 43 percent oppose such a measure. Ten percent of voters were undecided on the issue.

Overall, Emerson Polling contacted 837 registered Ohio voters between Sept. 29 and Oct. 2, and has a credibility interval of plus or minus 3.3 percentage points.