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 BidenSanders apologizes to Biden for supporter's op-ed Jayapal: 'We will end up with another Trump' if the US doesn't elect progressive White House appoints GOP House members to advise Trump's impeachment team MORE and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSanders apologizes to Biden for supporter's op-ed Jayapal: 'We will end up with another Trump' if the US doesn't elect progressive Former health insurance executive: Current system is bankrupting country 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.

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In the meantime, Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenJayapal: 'We will end up with another Trump' if the US doesn't elect progressive Former health insurance executive: Current system is bankrupting country The American disease and death bowls MORE (D-Mass.) remained at 17 percent in these states, while South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegJayapal: 'We will end up with another Trump' if the US doesn't elect progressive Former health insurance executive: Current system is bankrupting country Biden leads Democratic primary field in Iowa: poll 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 Fahr SteyerBloomberg, Steyer focus on climate change in effort to stand out I'm a conservative against Citizens United Conservatives hit back on 2020 wealth tax proposals MORE at 6 percent, Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisDemocrats: McConnell impeachment trial rules a 'cover up,' 'national disgrace' Parnas pressure grows on Senate GOP Sanders defends vote against USMCA: 'Not a single damn mention' of climate change MORE (D-Calif.) at 5 percent, Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardButtigieg to attend MLK Day event in South Carolina after facing criticism Poll: Sanders holds 5-point lead over Buttigieg in New Hampshire Gabbard defeats man in push-up contest at New Hampshire town hall MORE (D-Hawaii) at 3 percent and entrepreneur Andrew YangAndrew YangAndrew Yang's wife, Evelyn Yang, calls for 'big structural change' at 4th annual Women's March DNC announces new criteria for New Hampshire debate Poll: Sanders holds 5-point lead over Buttigieg in New Hampshire 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.