Poll: Biden leads Warren by 8 points

Poll: Biden leads Warren by 8 points
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBloomberg campaign: Primary is two-way race with Sanders HuffPost reporter: Sanders could win plurality of delegates but lose nomination Meghan McCain to Joy Behar: 'You guys have done a piss-poor job of convincing me that I should vote for a Democrat' MORE leads Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenWarren: Bloomberg making debate will show how other candidates handle 'an egomaniac billionaire' Klobuchar campaign gets first super PAC HuffPost reporter: Sanders could win plurality of delegates but lose nomination 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 SandersBloomberg campaign: Primary is two-way race with Sanders Warren: Bloomberg making debate will show how other candidates handle 'an egomaniac billionaire' HuffPost reporter: Sanders could win plurality of delegates but lose nomination MORE (I-Vt.) was the only other candidate who received double digit support, ranking at 12 percent, followed by South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegHuffPost reporter: Sanders could win plurality of delegates but lose nomination Sanders campaign expands operations in Michigan Sanders leads among Latino voters: poll MORE at 9 percent.

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Following the front-runners, Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisHow the media fall in and out of love with candidates Conway: Trump is 'toying with everybody' by attacking Bloomberg for stop-and-frisk comments The Hill's Campaign Report: New challenges for 2020 Dems in Nevada, South Carolina MORE (D-Calif.) registered 4 percent, Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardWhere the 2020 Democrats stand on taxes Sanders leads Biden in latest Nevada poll Yang: NYC should implement universal basic income MORE (D-Hawaii) received 3 percent and entrepreneur Andrew YangAndrew YangTrump seeks split-screen moments in early primary states More accusers come forward after Evelyn Yang breaks silence on alleged assault by OBGYN Sanders leads Biden in latest Nevada poll MORE and Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy Jean KlobucharKlobuchar campaign gets first super PAC Sanders leads among Latino voters: poll How the media fall in and out of love with candidates 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.