Poll: Biden holds 20-point lead over Democrats in Texas

Poll: Biden holds 20-point lead over Democrats in Texas
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe Democratic nominee won't be democratically chosen Fox's Ingraham mocks DNC over Nevada voting malfunctions: 'Are we a Third World country?' At Democratic debate, missed opportunities on immigration MORE is leading the 2020 Democratic primary field with a 20-point lead over his closest opponent in Texas, according to a new poll. 

Biden is backed by 35 percent of likely Texas Democratic primary voters, based on a CNN poll released Wednesday. 

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersRussian interference reports rock Capitol Hill The Democratic nominee won't be democratically chosen Fox's Ingraham mocks DNC over Nevada voting malfunctions: 'Are we a Third World country?' MORE (I-Vt.) ranks second in the field, with 15 percent support. He’s closely trailed by Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenThe Democratic nominee won't be democratically chosen Surging Sanders looks for decisive win in Nevada Bloomberg to do interview with Al Sharpton MORE (D-Mass.) at 13 percent. 

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South Bend., Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegThe Democratic nominee won't be democratically chosen At Democratic debate, missed opportunities on immigration Surging Sanders looks for decisive win in Nevada MORE (D), who is leading some polls in Iowa, the first state to choose a nominee, ranks fourth in Texas at 9 percent, based on the poll. Former New York City Mayor Michael BloombergMichael Rubens BloombergThe Democratic nominee won't be democratically chosen Fox's Ingraham mocks DNC over Nevada voting malfunctions: 'Are we a Third World country?' At Democratic debate, missed opportunities on immigration MORE (D), a late entry to the race, closely trails Buttigieg at 4 percent. 

Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, a former mayor of San Antonio, has 3 percent support from likely primary voters, based on the poll. 

No other candidate receives more than 2 percent support in the poll. 

Texas Democrats will vote on a candidate on Super Tuesday, which falls on March 3. Voters in California, the most populous state in the U.S., will cast a vote the same day. 

The race is closer in California, with Biden, Sanders and Warren bunched at the top of the field, based on the CNN poll. 

The Texas poll was conducted from Dec. 4 to 8. Pollsters surveyed 327 likely Democratic primary voters. The sample was weighted to reflect Census figures for gender, race, age, education, state region and telephone usage. Its results have a margin of error of 6.6 percentage points.