Poll: Biden holds 9-point lead over Sanders nationally

Poll: Biden holds 9-point lead over Sanders nationally
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The latest weekly Morning Consult poll shows former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenDC residents jumped at opportunity to pay for meals for National Guardsmen Joe Biden might bring 'unity' – to the Middle East Biden shouldn't let defeating cancer take a backseat to COVID MORE up nine points on Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSunday shows preview: All eyes on Biden administration to tackle coronavirus The Hill's 12:30 Report: Next steps in the Trump impeachment Sanders selling sweatshirts with his famous inauguration pose for charity MORE (I-Vt.) nationally.

Biden received the support of 30 percent of those surveyed, while Sanders received 21 percent and Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenStudent loan forgiveness would be windfall for dentists, doctors and lawyers OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Biden's Interior Department temporarily blocks new drilling on public lands | Group of GOP senators seeks to block Biden moves on Paris, Keystone | Judge grants preliminary approval for 0M Flint water crisis settlement Senate approves waiver for Biden's Pentagon nominee MORE (D-Mass.) amassed 15 percent. 

No other candidate was in double digits.


In the previous Morning Consult poll, Biden was at 32 percent, Sanders at 20 percent and Warren at 17 percent. 

Warren has cooled off in the polls as of late. In Morning Consult's Oct. 20 poll, Warren sat in second place behind Biden at 21 percent.

The poll also includes data for voters in early primary and caucus states, which include Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada. That data shows a much closer race, with Biden at 26 percent, Sanders at 23 percent and Warren at 18 percent.

The poll was conducted Nov. 21-24 and consisted of 8,102 interviews with registered voters. The early-state voters poll had a smaller sample size of 372. The national poll had a margin of error of 1 percentage point, while the early state poll had a margin of error of 5 percentage points.