Biden maintains double-digit national lead on Warren: poll

Biden maintains double-digit national lead on Warren: poll
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenDefense lawyers for alleged Capitol rioters to get tours of U.S. Capitol Sasse to introduce legislation giving new hires signing bonuses after negative jobs report Three questions about Biden's conservation goals MORE holds a double-digit lead over the rest of the Democratic presidential field, including his closest rival Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenFree Speech Inc.: The Democratic Party finds a new but shaky faith in corporate free speech Debate over ICBMs: Will 'defund our defenses' be next? Manchin on collision course with Warren, Sanders MORE (D-Mass.) ahead of Tuesday night's Democratic debate, according to a poll.

The Morning Consult poll released Monday shows 32 percent of likely Democratic primary voters nationwide support Biden while 21 percent say they back Warren. 


Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersGOP is consumed by Trump conspiracy theories Manchin on collision course with Warren, Sanders Sanders on Cheney drama: GOP is an 'anti-democratic cult' MORE (I-Vt.) was the only other candidate in double digits, gaining support from 19 percent of primary voters. He was trailed by Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisBiden to record video message for 'Vax Live' concert Harris says Mexico, US can work together to improve quality of life in Northern Triangle Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms says 'it is time to pass the baton on to someone else' MORE (D-Calif.) with support from 6 percent of voters and South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete Buttigieg'Funky Academic:' Public has been 'groomed to measure progress by firsts' Biden administration in talks with LA Mayor Eric Garcetti for India ambassador post: reports Business groups target moderate Democrats on Biden tax plans MORE (D) with 5 percent. 

Biden was down 1 percentage point from the previous week, while the other candidates' support rates remained consistent. 

Researchers surveyed 15,683 people who indicate they may vote in the Democratic primary or caucus. The results have a margin of error of plus or minus 1 percentage point. 

Biden, Warren, Sanders, Harris and Buttigieg are among a dozen Democratic candidates who will face off in Tuesday night's debate in Westerville, Ohio.