Biden leads among 2020 Democrats, beats Trump by 12 points in matchup, poll finds

Biden leads among 2020 Democrats, beats Trump by 12 points in matchup, poll finds
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenFive takeaways from Trump-Biden debate clash The Memo: Debate or debacle? Democrats rip Trump for not condemning white supremacists, Proud Boys at debate MORE remains the top choice among 2020 Democratic primary voters and holds a double-digit lead over President TrumpDonald John TrumpFive takeaways from Trump-Biden debate clash The Memo: Debate or debacle? Democrats rip Trump for not condemning white supremacists, Proud Boys at debate MORE in a head-to-head matchup, a recent Fox News poll finds.

Almost one-third of those voters -- 31 percent -- back Biden.  Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenWarren won't meet with Barrett, calling Trump's nomination an 'illegitimate power grab' The Hill's Campaign Report: Trump's tax bombshell | More election drama in Pennsylvania | Trump makes up ground in new polls New Biden campaign ad jabs at Trump's reported 0 income tax payments MORE (D-Mass.) follows at 21 percent and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersTrump, Biden clash over health care as debate begins Biden calls Trump a 'liar' and a 'clown' at first debate Biden mocks Trump campaign debate claims: 'I've got my earpiece and performance enhancers ready' MORE (I-Vt.) at 19 percent, the poll shows. South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegCindy McCain joins board of Biden's presidential transition team Billionaire who donated to Trump in 2016 donates to Biden The Hill's Morning Report - Sponsored by Facebook - GOP closes ranks to fill SCOTUS vacancy by November MORE took fourth place at 7 percent support.

Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisThe Memo: Debate or debacle? Biden will keep debating Trump, campaign says Joe Scarborough urges Biden: 'Do not do anymore debates' MORE (D-Calif.) and Andrew YangAndrew YangThe shape of guaranteed income Biden's latest small business outreach is just ... awful Doctor who allegedly assaulted Evelyn Yang arrested on federal charges MORE each received 3 percent in the poll, while Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerWarren won't meet with Barrett, calling Trump's nomination an 'illegitimate power grab' Schumer won't meet with Trump's Supreme Court pick This week: Senate kicks off Supreme Court fight MORE (D-N.J.), Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardRepublicans call on DOJ to investigate Netflix over 'Cuties' film Hispanic Caucus campaign arm endorses slate of non-Hispanic candidates Gabbard says she 'was not invited to participate in any way' in Democratic convention MORE (D-Hawaii) and Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Klobuchar3 reasons why Biden is misreading the politics of court packing Social media platforms put muscle into National Voter Registration Day Battle lines drawn on precedent in Supreme Court fight MORE (D-Minn.) each received 2 percent.

Fox News notes that Biden’s lead among 2020 Democrats is boosted by voters who continue to say it’s more crucial that the party’s nominee can beat Trump in the general election than to share the same views on major issues.

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The poll also shows that with one year to go from 2020 Election Day, Trump ties or falls behind several Democratic candidates, with Biden maintaining a 12-point lead — 51 to 39 percent — over the president in a head-to-head matchup.

In a Sanders-Trump matchup, the Vermont senator has an 8-point lead — 49 percent to 41 percent — over Trump, and Warren holds a 5-point advantage over the president, the poll finds.

The new numbers are very similar to polling data from early October, when Biden stood at 32 percent, Warren stood at 22 percent and Sanders followed with 17 percent. Buttigieg once again took fourth place at 4 percent.

The new poll was conducted between Oct. 27 and Oct. 30 and interviewed 1,040 registered voters nationwide. It has a margin of error of 3 percentage points for all registered voters.