Poll: Biden leading Democratic field nationally

Poll: Biden leading Democratic field nationally
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenCDC working to tighten testing requirement for international travelers On The Money — Powell pivots as inflation rises Overnight Energy & Environment — Presented by ExxonMobil — Manchin seeks 'adjustments' to spending plan MORE is leading the 2020 Democratic primary field nationally despite falling behind in recent state polls, according to a new Harvard CAPS/Harris survey.

The survey released Friday found that 33 percent of likely primary voters said they were most likely to vote for Biden, while 18 percent said they were likely to vote for Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOn The Money — Powell pivots as inflation rises Pence-linked group launches 0K ad campaign in West Virginia praising Manchin Senators huddle on path forward for SALT deduction in spending bill MORE (I-Vt.), and 15 percent would vote for Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenSenate GOP blocks defense bill, throwing it into limbo Restless progressives eye 2024 Poll: Harris, Michelle Obama lead for 2024 if Biden doesn't run MORE (D-Mass.).

"Biden continues to lead the pack but most Democratic voters are open to switching and so his lead is somewhat precarious, especially given polls recent early states," Mark PennMark PennEx-Clinton strategist: Va. results show Democrats 'have gone too far to the left on key issues for educated suburban voters' The Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Did Democrats misread voters' 2020 call for change? Trump leads in hypothetical 2024 GOP primary: poll MORE, co-director of the Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll, told The Hill. "Biden remains the one viewed as a centrist and most electable if the major candidates."

A New York Times/Siena College Iowa survey also released on Friday showing Biden slipping to fourth place in the state less than 100 days before the Iowa Caucus.

Warren led that poll with 22 percent support among likely Democratic Iowa caucus-goers, while Sanders received 19 percent support.

South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegFeehery: Why Democrats are now historically unpopular Harris, Buttigieg to promote infrastructure law in Charlotte 'Fox & Friends Weekend' hosts suggest new variant meant to distract from Biden's struggles MORE came in third place with 18 percent, followed by Biden at 17 percent.

The Harvard CAPS/Harris poll surveyed 1,810 registered voters from Oct. 29-31. The poll is a collaboration of the Center for American Political Studies at Harvard University and The Harris Poll. The Hill will be working with Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll throughout 2019.

Full poll results will be posted online later this week. The Harvard CAPS/Harris Poll survey is an online sample drawn from the Harris Panel and weighted to reflect known demographics. As a representative online sample, it does not report a probability confidence interval.