Buttigieg closes on Biden, Warren in Iowa: poll

Democratic presidential candidate Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegSanders to headline Iowa event amid impeachment trial Hill.TV's Krystal Ball on Sanders-Warren feud: 'Don't play to the pundits, play to voters' Poll: Sanders holds 5-point lead over Buttigieg in New Hampshire MORE now stands at third place in Iowa, according to a new poll, closely trailing former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenSanders to headline Iowa event amid impeachment trial Hillicon Valley: Biden calls for revoking tech legal shield | DHS chief 'fully expects' Russia to try to interfere in 2020 | Smaller companies testify against Big Tech 'monopoly power' Hill.TV's Krystal Ball on Sanders-Warren feud: 'Don't play to the pundits, play to voters' MORE and Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenSanders to headline Iowa event amid impeachment trial Hill.TV's Saagar Enjeti rips Sanders over handling of feud with Warren On The Money — Presented by Wells Fargo — Sanders defends vote against USMCA | China sees weakest growth in 29 years | Warren praises IRS move on student loans MORE (D-Mass.) in the early caucus state.

Buttigieg, mayor of South Bend, Ind., has the support of 13 percent of 500 likely Democratic caucusgoers, based on a Suffolk University/USA Today poll released Monday. 

That places him just behind Biden and Warren, who are in a dead heat for first place at 18 percent and 17 percent, respectively.

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The poll also found that Buttigieg holds a narrow lead over Warren and Biden among debate-watchers, with 19 percent support compared to 17 percent for each of them. 

The new poll shows a big jump for Buttigieg, who was polling at just 6 percent among likely caucusgoers in a June poll. Warren also shot up 4 points from 13 percent since June. 

Biden, who led the field at 24 percent in June, dipped 6 points as other Democrats closed in on his lead. 

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders to headline Iowa event amid impeachment trial Hill.TV's Saagar Enjeti rips Sanders over handling of feud with Warren On The Money — Presented by Wells Fargo — Sanders defends vote against USMCA | China sees weakest growth in 29 years | Warren praises IRS move on student loans MORE (I-Vt.) is holding steady at 9 percent, the same support he had in June. 

Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisSanders defends vote against USMCA: 'Not a single damn mention' of climate change The Hill's Morning Report — President Trump on trial Overnight Energy: Schumer votes against USMCA, citing climate impact | Republicans offer details on their environmental proposals | Microsoft aims to be carbon negative by 2030 MORE (D-Calif.), who had shot up to second place in June after a strong performance in the second primary debate, dropped 13 percentage points and is now in a three-way tie for sixth place. 

Harris is tied at 3 percent with billionaire philanthropist Tom SteyerTom Fahr SteyerPoll: Sanders holds 5-point lead over Buttigieg in New Hampshire Buttigieg takes dig at Sanders working 'for years' in Washington The Hill's Campaign Report: Sanders, Warren feud rattles Democrats MORE, who was in his first debate of the primary last week, Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardPoll: Sanders holds 5-point lead over Buttigieg in New Hampshire Gabbard defeats man in push-up contest at New Hampshire town hall Gabbard on personal meeting with Sanders: 'He showed me the greatest respect' MORE (D-Hawaii) and Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharSanders to headline Iowa event amid impeachment trial On The Money — Presented by Wells Fargo — Sanders defends vote against USMCA | China sees weakest growth in 29 years | Warren praises IRS move on student loans Poll: Sanders holds 5-point lead over Buttigieg in New Hampshire MORE (D-Minn.). 

The poll was conducted after last week's debate, Oct. 16-18. There is a margin of error of 4.4 percentage points. 

The Hill has reached out to pollsters for information on methodology, including what factors were weighted for in the survey results.