Poll: Biden leads Warren by 8 points

Poll: Biden leads Warren by 8 points
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenFox News president, top anchors advised to quarantine after coronavirus exposure: report Six notable moments from Trump and Biden's '60 Minutes' interviews Biden on attacks on mental fitness: Trump thought '9/11 attack was 7/11 attack' MORE leads Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenAll fracked up: Biden's Keystone State breakdown What do Google, banks and chicken salad have in common? Final debate: War Admiral vs. Seabiscuit MORE (D-Mass.) by 8 percentage points in this week’s national Economist/YouGov poll.

Thirty percent of Democrats planning on voting in the Democratic primary or caucus said they would back Biden if the election was today, compared to 22 percent who supported Warren. The two candidates have been competing for the top spot in the weekly poll. 

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOcasio-Cortez says Democrats must focus on winning White House for Biden All fracked up: Biden's Keystone State breakdown The Memo: Five reasons why Trump could upset the odds MORE (I-Vt.) was the only other candidate who received double digit support, ranking at 12 percent, followed by South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegLGBTQ voters must show up at the polls, or risk losing progress Buttigieg says it's time to 'turn the page' on Trump administration Sunday shows preview: Coronavirus cases surge in the Midwest; Trump hits campaign trail after COVID-19 MORE at 9 percent.


Following the front-runners, Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisSix notable moments from Trump and Biden's '60 Minutes' interviews Harris lists out 'racist' actions by Trump in '60 minutes' interview: 'It all speaks for itself' Pence travel questioned after aides test positive MORE (D-Calif.) registered 4 percent, Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardHarris faces biggest moment in spotlight yet Ocasio-Cortez slams Tulsi Gabbard for amplifying ballot harvesting video Republicans call on DOJ to investigate Netflix over 'Cuties' film MORE (D-Hawaii) received 3 percent and entrepreneur Andrew YangAndrew YangPelosi spars with CNN's Blitzer over COVID-19 aid: 'You really don't know what you're talking about' The shape of guaranteed income Biden's latest small business outreach is just ... awful MORE and Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharStart focusing on veterans' health before they enlist Durbin says he will run for No. 2 spot if Dems win Senate majority Democrats seem unlikely to move against Feinstein MORE (D-Minn.) each earned 2 percent support.

Biden maintains the plurality of black and Latino support, with 47 percent of African Americans and 34 percent of Hispanics backing the former vice president. Warren has a 2 percentage point advantage over Biden with white voters. 

The two are expected to go head to head in Wednesday’s November debate after trading quips over the past month. 

The poll surveyed 1,224 registered voters between Nov. 17 and 19, with a margin of error of 2.9 percent.