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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 BidenBiden adds to vote margin over Trump after Milwaukee County recount Krebs says allegations of foreign interference in 2020 election 'farcical'  New DOJ rule could allow executions by electrocution, firing squad MORE (D) and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersIn defense of incrementalism: A call for radical realism Thomas Piketty says pandemic is opportunity to address income inequality Trump will soon be out of office — but polarization isn't going anywhere 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 WarrenThomas Piketty says pandemic is opportunity to address income inequality The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation Disney laying off 32,000 workers as coronavirus batters theme parks 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 HarrisKamala Harris calls nurse on Thanksgiving to express gratitude in fight against COVID-19 Trump campaign loses appeal over Pennsylvania race The Memo: Biden faces tough road on pledge to heal nation MORE (D-Calif.) coming in fourth place with support from 7 percent of polled voters. Several candidates including author Marianne WilliamsonMarianne WilliamsonMarianne Williamson discusses America's "soulless ethos" Marianne Williamson discusses speaking at People's Party Convention Fewer people watched opening night of Democratic convention compared to 2016 MORE and Sens. Cory BookerCory BookerSenate Democrats reelect Schumer as leader by acclamation  Hill associations push for more diversity in lawmakers' staffs Sanders celebrates Biden-Harris victory: 'Thank God democracy won out' MORE (D-N.J.) and Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharHillicon Valley: YouTube suspends OANN amid lawmaker pressure | Dems probe Facebook, Twitter over Georgia runoff | FCC reaffirms ZTE's national security risk Democrats urge YouTube to remove election misinformation, step up efforts ahead of Georgia runoff YouTube temporarily suspends OANN account after spreading coronavirus misinformation 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 TrumpBiden adds to vote margin over Trump after Milwaukee County recount Krebs says allegations of foreign interference in 2020 election 'farcical'  Republicans ready to become deficit hawks again under a President Biden 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.