Poll: Warren leads Biden in Iowa, New Hampshire

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenBiden tops Trump by 9 points in Fox News poll Hillicon Valley: Apple rolls out coronavirus screening app, website | Pompeo urged to crack down on coronavirus misinformation from China | Senators push FTC on price gouging | Instacart workers threaten strike Democratic Senators urge FTC to prevent coronavirus price gouging MORE (D-Mass.) leads former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenCoronavirus makes the campaign season treacherous for Joe Biden Biden tops Trump by 9 points in Fox News poll Unions urge Chamber of Commerce to stop lobbying against Defense Production Act MORE in Iowa and New Hampshire, but South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegReuters poll finds Sanders cutting Biden national lead to single digits Biden says he'll adopt plans from Sanders, Warren Buttigieg guest-hosts for Jimmy Kimmel: 'I've got nothing else going on' MORE has surged into contention in the Hawkeye State, according to a new poll.

The latest Firehouse Strategies-Optimus survey finds Warren with a narrow lead in Iowa at 25 percent support, followed by Biden at 22 percent and Buttigieg at 17 percent. Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersCoronavirus makes the campaign season treacherous for Joe Biden Biden could be picking the next president: VP choice more important than ever Democrats eye additional relief checks for coronavirus MORE (I-Vt.), who has been recovering from a heart attack, is in fourth place at 5 percent in Iowa.


Buttigieg is the biggest mover in the Iowa poll, gaining about 9 points.

Warren’s lead is larger in New Hampshire, where she registers 25 percent support, followed by Biden at 18 percent and Sanders at 9 percent.

Still, Biden leads big in South Carolina, where black voters make up more than half of the Democratic primary electorate. Biden comes in at 32 percent, compared to 16 percent for Warren and 8 percent for Sanders.

Support for impeachment among Democrats in the early-voting states has skyrocketed in recent weeks, and stands at 79 percent in Iowa, 75 percent in New Hampshire and 72 percent in South Carolina, notching double-digit gains in all three states.

In addition, a slim majority of Democrats in all three states believe that President TrumpDonald John TrumpHealth insurers Cigna, Humana waive out-of-pocket costs for coronavirus treatment Puerto Rico needs more federal help to combat COVID-19 Fauci says April 30 extension is 'a wise and prudent decision' MORE should be imprisoned, as well as impeached.

The Firehouse-Optimus survey of 1,765 likely Democratic primary voters was conducted Oct. 8-10 and has a margin of error of 3.6 percentage points in each state.