Poll: Buttigieg holds 7-point lead in Iowa, followed by Warren, Sanders

Poll: Buttigieg holds 7-point lead in Iowa, followed by Warren, Sanders
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South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegBiden's Cabinet gradually confirmed by Senate The Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Facebook - Vaccination goals for 2021 Exclusive 'Lucky' excerpt: Vow of Black woman on Supreme Court was Biden turning point MORE has a 7-point lead over his Democratic presidential rivals in Iowa, marking the third consecutive poll to show him leading in the Hawkeye State.

Buttigieg gets the support of 26 percent of likely Democratic Iowa caucusgoers in the Civiqs-Iowa State University poll released Thursday, while Sens. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenThe Hill's Morning Report - Biden argues for legislative patience, urgent action amid crisis Financial firms brace for Biden's consumer agency chief Tim Ryan says he's 'looking seriously' at running for Portman's Senate seat MORE (D-Mass.) and Bernie SandersBernie SandersWhat the shift in Senate control means for marijuana policy reform Business groups prepare for lobbying push against minimum wage Schumer: Senate could pave way for reconciliation on COVID relief next week MORE (I-Vt.) battle for second place at 19 percent and 18 percent, respectively.

Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenDobbs: Republicans lost in 2020 because they 'forgot who was the true leader' Should deficits matter any more? Biden's Cabinet gradually confirmed by Senate MORE comes in fourth at 12 percent. No other candidate breaks double digits.


Only 3 percent of likely caucusgoers said they were unsure of who they’d support if the race was decided today.

The poll showed Buttigieg with a 4-point lead among voters aged 35-49, and a 9-point lead among voters aged 65 years and up.

The Civiqs-Iowa State University poll follows a Des Moines Register-CNN-Mediacom survey showing Buttigieg with a 9-point lead and a Monmouth University poll showing him with a 3-point advantage in Iowa.

In another sign of growing momentum, a new poll released Wednesday showed Buttigieg with a 10-point lead in New Hampshire, which will hold the nation’s second nominating contest following Iowa.

The Civiqs-Iowa State University poll surveyed 614 likely Iowa Democratic caucusgoers from Nov. 15-19 and has a margin of error of 4.9 percentage points.