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 BidenProsecutor investigating whether Tara Reade gave false testimony as expert witness Poll: Biden leads Trump by 11 points nationally George Floyd's sister says Minneapolis officers should be charged with murder MORE remains the top choice among 2020 Democratic primary voters and holds a double-digit lead over President TrumpDonald John TrumpJustice says it will recommend Trump veto FISA bill Fauci: Nominating conventions may be able to go on as planned Poll: Biden leads Trump by 11 points nationally 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 WarrenPress: Susan Rice would be ready to step in as POTUS Pentagon charts its own course on COVID-19, risking Trump's ire Warren to host high-dollar fundraiser for Biden MORE (D-Mass.) follows at 21 percent and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersProgressives raise alarm over letting lobbying groups access PPP funds Loeffler runs ad tying Doug Collins to Pelosi, Sanders, Biden Hillicon Valley: Tech companies lead way on WFH forever | States and counties plead for cybersecurity assistance | Trump weighing anti-conservative bias panel MORE (I-Vt.) at 19 percent, the poll shows. South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegIt's as if a Trump operative infiltrated the Democratic primary process Here's how Biden can win over the minority vote and the Rust Belt The Hill's Campaign Report: Democrat concedes in California House race MORE took fourth place at 7 percent support.

Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisCalifornia 25 and COVID-19 Press: Susan Rice would be ready to step in as POTUS Trump retweets personal attacks on Clinton, Pelosi, Abrams MORE (D-Calif.) and Andrew YangAndrew YangIt's as if a Trump operative infiltrated the Democratic primary process Hillicon Valley: Facebook permanently shifting thousands of jobs to remote work | Congressional action on driverless cars hits speed bump during pandemic | Republicans grill TikTok over data privacy concerns The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Mnuchin sees 'strong likelihood' of another relief package; Warner says some businesses 'may not come back' at The Hill's Advancing America's Economy summit MORE each received 3 percent in the poll, while Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerStakes high for Collins in coronavirus relief standoff It's as if a Trump operative infiltrated the Democratic primary process Booker introduces bill to create 'DemocracyCorps' for elections MORE (D-N.J.), Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardIt's as if a Trump operative infiltrated the Democratic primary process 125 lawmakers urge Trump administration to support National Guard troops amid pandemic Biden wins all-mail Kansas primary MORE (D-Hawaii) and Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharOmar condemns use of rubber bullets, tear gas on crowds at George Floyd protest Press: Susan Rice would be ready to step in as POTUS Four Minneapolis officers involved in death of unarmed black man fired 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.