Poll: Biden leads Warren by 15 points in California

Poll: Biden leads Warren by 15 points in California
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump campaign launches Asian Pacific Americans coalition Biden: 'More than one African American woman' being considered for VP Liberal group asks Klobuchar to remove herself from VP consideration because of prosecutorial record MORE (D) holds a double-digit lead over the 2020 Democratic primary field in California, according to a new survey.

A SurveyUSA poll released Wednesday found Biden with the support of 33 percent of likely Democratic primary voters in the largest state, compared to 18 percent for his closest competitor, Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenThe Memo: Trump ratchets up Twitter turmoil Hillicon Valley: Twitter flags Trump tweet for 'glorifying violence' | Cruz calls for criminal investigation into Twitter over alleged sanctions violations | Senators urge FTC to investigate TikTok child privacy issues Warren condemns 'horrific' Trump tweet on Minneapolis protests, other senators chime in MORE (D-Mass.).


Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe battle of two Cubas Coronavirus Report: The Hill's Steve Clemons interviews Rep. Ro Khanna Democrats gear up to hit GOP senators on DACA MORE (I-Vt.) remained relatively unchanged from his position in the same poll a month before, and now trails Warren by 1 percentage point, well within the poll's credibility interval, after Warren jumped 5 percentage points from her position in September.

Of note in the poll is Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisThe Memo: Trump ratchets up Twitter turmoil Biden: 'More than one African American woman' being considered for VP Klobuchar on defense as Floyd death puts spotlight on record MORE (D), California's lone representative in the White House primary, who has slid 5 points since September and 9 points since the poll was taken in August, according to SurveyUSA. Businessman Andrew YangAndrew YangAndrew Yang discusses his universal basic income pilot program Andrew Yang on the George Floyd protests in Minneapolis McConnell challenger on how Yang endorsement could help him MORE had the second-largest slide in the poll, losing 3 points from his position in September.

As with other recent polls, a clear divide was visible in the survey between most of the field and the top-tier candidates: Biden, Warren and Sanders, who were the only three to register double-digit support. Sanders holds a 9-point lead over Harris, the highest-polling candidate in the lower tier of contenders.

Just 8 percent of respondents remained undecided in the poll, suggesting that little support was left to be gained in the state from voters who have not yet selected a candidate.

SurveyUSA's poll contacted 553 likely Democratic primary voters in California between Oct. 15-16 and had a credibility interval of 6.9 percentage points.