Poll: Warren leads Biden in Maine by 12 points

Poll: Warren leads Biden in Maine by 12 points
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenOn The Money: Trump officials struggle to get relief loans out the door | Dow soars more than 1600 points | Kudlow says officials 'looking at' offering coronavirus bonds Overnight Energy: Trump floats oil tariffs amid Russia-Saudi dispute | Warren knocks EPA over 'highly dangerous' enforcement rollback | 2019 sees big increase in methane levels in air Ex-CFPB director urges agency to 'act immediately' to help consumers during pandemic MORE (D-Mass.) leads the Democratic primary field in Maine, according to a poll released Tuesday.

The Public Policy Polling survey found Warren with 31 percent support among Democratic primary voters, well ahead of former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenOvernight Health Care: US hits 10,000 coronavirus deaths | Trump touts 'friendly' talk with Biden on response | Trump dismisses report on hospital shortages as 'just wrong' | Cuomo sees possible signs of curve flattening in NY We need to be 'One America,' the polling says — and the politicians should listen 16 things to know today about coronavirus MORE with 19 percent support. Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersWisconsin Supreme Court blocks governor's effort to delay election The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden, Trump discuss coronavirus response; Wisconsin postpones elections Wisconsin governor postpones Tuesday's election over coronavirus MORE (I-Vt.) was the only other candidate to receive double-digit support in the poll, with 12 percent of likely voters indicating they would support him.

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South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegButtigieg launches new PAC to aid down-ballot candidates HuffPost political reporter on why Bernie fell way behind Biden Economists fear slow pace of testing will prolong recession MORE (D), who trails Sanders with 9 percent support from voters in the poll, had more than double the support of the next closest competitor, Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisThe Hill's Coronavirus Report: Dybul interview; Boris Johnson update Biden hosts potential VP pick Gretchen Whitmer on podcast Why Gretchen Whitmer's stock is rising with Team Biden MORE (D-Calif.), who registered support from 4 percent of voters.

Warren and Biden remain virtually tied among older Americans in the poll, but the Massachusetts senator has a clear advantage among younger voters, according to PPP's survey, with Warren leading Biden 32 percent to 7 percent among voters under age 45.

Sanders decisively won Maine in the 2016 Democratic primary, soaring to a 29-point victory over eventual nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWe need to be 'One America,' the polling says — and the politicians should listen Poll shows Biden with 6-point edge on Trump in Florida Does Joe Biden really want to be president? MORE in the state's caucuses.

The PPP poll surveyed 939 voters between Oct. 11-13, including 366 Democratic primary voters. The margin of error among Democrats in the poll was 5.1 percent.

 

– CORRECTION: This article was updated Oct. 19 to identify Sanders as the winner in the 2016 Maine caucuses