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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 BidenMore than 300 military family members endorse Biden Five takeaways from the final Trump-Biden debate Biden: 'I would transition from the oil industry' 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 SandersBiden defends his health plan from Trump attacks Progressives blast Biden plan to form panel on Supreme Court reform Sanders: Progressives will work to 'rally the American people' if Biden wins MORE (I-Vt.) ranks second in the field, with 15 percent support. He’s closely trailed by Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenBiden defends his health plan from Trump attacks Progressives blast Biden plan to form panel on Supreme Court reform Biden endorses Texas Democratic House candidate Julie Oliver MORE (D-Mass.) at 13 percent. 

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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 (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 BloombergEverytown hits GOP on gun safety in closing .5M battleground ad barrage A closing argument: Why voters cannot trust Trump on healthcare Biden campaign swamps Trump on TV airwaves 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.