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 Ann WarrenDes Moines Register endorses Elizabeth Warren as Democratic presidential nominee Sanders faces lingering questions about appeal to women voters Sunday shows preview: Lawmakers prepare for week two of impeachment trial 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 BidenDes Moines Register endorses Elizabeth Warren as Democratic presidential nominee Sanders faces lingering questions about appeal to women voters George Conway: Witness missing from impeachment trial is Trump MORE with 19 percent support. Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersKaine: Obama called Trump a 'fascist' during 2016 campaign Des Moines Register endorses Elizabeth Warren as Democratic presidential nominee Sanders faces lingering questions about appeal to women voters 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 ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegDes Moines Register endorses Elizabeth Warren as Democratic presidential nominee Candidates weighing using private jets to get to Iowa Biden nabs endorsement from Iowa Democrat in swing district 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 HarrisHarris on 2020 endorsement: 'I am not thinking about it right now' Panel: Is Kamala Harris a hypocrite for mulling a Joe Biden endorsement? The Hill's Morning Report — Dems detail case to remove Trump for abuse of power 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 ClintonKaine: Obama called Trump a 'fascist' during 2016 campaign Clinton says Zuckerberg has 'authoritarian' views on misinformation Des Moines Register endorses Elizabeth Warren as Democratic presidential nominee 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