Poll: Biden holds 20-point lead in South Carolina

Poll: Biden holds 20-point lead in South Carolina

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenStopping Israel's annexation is a US national security interest Trump slams Biden staff for donating bail money to protesters At least 4,400 people arrested in connection with protests: report MORE leads his two nearest Democratic presidential primary rivals, Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenJudd Gregg: Biden — a path to the presidency, or not Vogue's Anna Wintour urges Biden to pick woman of color for VP Biden should name a 'team of colleagues' MORE (D-Mass.) and Bernie SandersBernie SandersJudd Gregg: Biden — a path to the presidency, or not Biden's 'allies' gearing up to sink his campaign Expanding tax credit for businesses retaining workers gains bipartisan support MORE (I-Vt.), by huge margins in a new poll of South Carolina.

A Quinnipiac University poll released Monday found Biden with the support of 33 percent of likely voters, while Warren trailed 20 points behind with 13 percent and Sanders followed her closely with 11 percent.

No other candidate registered double-digit support in the poll, with South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegBiden hopes to pick VP by Aug. 1 It'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 MORE coming in fourth place with the support of 6 percent of likely voters.

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Following shortly behind Buttigieg in the poll at 5 percent was billionaire Tom SteyerTom SteyerBloomberg wages war on COVID-19, but will he abandon his war on coal? Overnight Energy: 600K clean energy jobs lost during pandemic, report finds | Democrats target diseases spread by wildlife | Energy Dept. to buy 1M barrels of oil Ocasio-Cortez, Schiff team up to boost youth voter turnout MORE, a later entrant to the 2020 race who nevertheless was polling higher than more established candidates such as Democratic Sens. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerThis week: Senate reconvenes as protests roil nation amid pandemic City leaders, Democratic lawmakers urge Trump to tamp down rhetoric as protests rage across US Sunday shows - George Floyd's death, protests bump COVID-19 from headlines MORE (N.J.) and Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisJudd Gregg: Biden — a path to the presidency, or not Vogue's Anna Wintour urges Biden to pick woman of color for VP Biden should name a 'team of colleagues' MORE (Calif.).

South Carolina's primary has remained a stronghold of support for Biden, who has fallen behind Sanders and Warren in polls of other early voting or high-delegate states such as Iowa, New Hampshire and California.

Quinnipiac's poll surveyed 768 likely Democratic primary voters in South Carolina between Nov. 13 and Nov. 17, with a margin of error of 4.8 percentage points.