Biden, Sanders gain ground in early voting states: poll

Biden, Sanders gain ground in early voting states: poll
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenUN meeting with US, France canceled over scheduling issue Schumer moves to break GOP blockade on Biden's State picks GOP Rep. Cawthorn likens vaccine mandates to 'modern-day segregation' MORE and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersFranken targets senators from both parties in new comedy tour Pelosi says House members would not vote on spending bill top line higher than Senate's Groups push lawmakers to use defense bill to end support for Saudis in Yemen civil war MORE (I-Vt.) both gained ground in early voting states, according to a poll released Monday.

The Morning Consult poll found Biden reached 33 percent support and Sanders earned the backing of 22 percent in the early primary states: Iowa, New Hampshire, North Carolina and Nevada. Both experienced 4 percentage point gains since last week’s poll.

In the meantime, Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenBipartisan senators to hold hearing on 'toxic conservatorships' amid Britney Spears controversy Senate advances Biden consumer bureau pick after panel logjam White House faces increased cries from allies on Haitian migrants MORE (D-Mass.) remained at 17 percent in these states, while South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegDOJ sues to block JetBlue-American Airlines partnership On The Money — Presented by Wells Fargo — Pelosi plows full speed ahead on jam-packed agenda Blumenthal calls on Buttigieg to investigate American Airlines-JetBlue partnership MORE lost a percentage point in support, leaving him at 7 percent. 

The front-runners in the early primary states are followed by philanthropist Tom SteyerTom SteyerOvernight Energy: 'Eye of fire,' Exxon lobbyist's comments fuel renewed attacks on oil industry | Celebrities push Biden to oppose controversial Minnesota pipeline | More than 75 companies ask Congress to pass clean electricity standard Celebrities push Biden to oppose controversial Minnesota pipeline Six things to watch as California heads for recall election MORE at 6 percent, Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisSenate advances Biden consumer bureau pick after panel logjam House passes bill to compensate 'Havana syndrome' victims Harris 'deeply troubled' by treatment of Haitian migrants MORE (D-Calif.) at 5 percent, Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardProgressives breathe sigh of relief after Afghan withdrawal Hillicon Valley: US has made progress on cyber but more needed, report says | Democrat urges changes for 'problematic' crypto language in infrastructure bill | Facebook may be forced to unwind Giphy acquisition YouTube rival Rumble strikes deals with Tulsi Gabbard, Glenn Greenwald MORE (D-Hawaii) at 3 percent and entrepreneur Andrew YangAndrew YangAndrew Yang planning to launch third party: report Poll: 73 percent of Democratic voters would consider voting for Biden in the 2024 primary Kings launch voting rights effort honoring John Lewis MORE at 2 percent.

Overall, Democratic voters from across the country back Biden at a rate of 32 percent, according to Morning Consult's findings. Sanders and Warren follow at 20 percent support. All three of the candidates did not experience any percentage point changes nationally from last week’s poll.

The former vice president has retained his top spot in most national polls, but Warren and Sanders have gained an edge on him in recent weeks. Buttigieg has also risen in the polls, solidifying his place in fourth.

The Morning Consult poll conducted 16,071 interviews with registered voters indicating they would vote in a Democratic primary or caucus. The interviews were conducted between Oct. 28 and Nov. 3, and the results have a margin of error of 1 percentage point. The margin of error for the voters from early primary states specifically had a margin of error of 4 percentage points.