Biden maintains lead in Nevada: poll

Biden maintains lead in Nevada: poll
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBudowsky: A Biden-McConnell state of emergency summit DC might win US House vote if it tries Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman inks deal with IMG Models MORE (D) is leading the Democratic presidential field among Nevada voters, with Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersTim Ryan says he's 'looking seriously' at running for Portman's Senate seat Bernie Sanders has been most-followed member of Congress on social media for six years This week: Senate stuck in limbo MORE (I-Vt.) closely trailing in second, according to a new poll. 

Biden maintained his lead in Nevada, with 23 percent support among potential Democratic caucus goers, according to a Fox News poll released Thursday. Sanders registered as a close second, at 17 percent support, based on the poll. 

Both Sanders’s and Biden’s support decreased 1 point since a November poll of the state. 


Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenTim Ryan says he's 'looking seriously' at running for Portman's Senate seat Leahy, not Roberts, to preside over impeachment trial Skepticism reigns as Biden, McConnell begin new era MORE (D-Mass.), however, saw a larger 6-point drop since the last poll and is now tied with Tom SteyerTom SteyerOn The Trail: The political losers of 2020 Biden Cabinet picks largely unify Democrats — so far Late donor surges push election spending projections to new heights MORE who saw a surge in support. The two are even at 12 percent each. 

Steyer’s 7-point increase of support in Nevada, along with a separate Fox News poll released the same day showing a surge for the billionaire in South Carolina, appears to have allowed him to qualify for next week's debate.

Former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegExclusive 'Lucky' excerpt: Vow of Black woman on Supreme Court was Biden turning point The Hill's Morning Report - Biden's crisis agenda hits headwinds Biden signs order to require masks on planes and public transportation MORE is a distant fifth in Nevada at 6 percent support. Andrew YangAndrew YangYang to quarantine after campaign staffer tests positive for COVID-19 Andrew Yang sparks Twitter uproar with pro-bodega video Yang announces run for New York City mayor MORE trails him at 4 percent, and Sen. Cory BookerCory BookerDemocrats seek answers on impact of Russian cyberattack on Justice Department, Courts Senate confirms Biden's intel chief, giving him first Cabinet official Booker brings girlfriend, actress Rosario Dawson, to inauguration MORE (D-N.J.) is at 3 percent, based on the poll.

The race could change greatly before next month’s caucuses, however, with 51 percent of polled Nevada Democrats saying they could change their mind before Feb. 22. 

The same poll found that Biden leads Trump by 8 points in Nevada, and he is the only Democrat polled against the president to have a lead over Trump outside the poll’s margin of error in the state. Sanders has a 3-point lead over Trump in a general election match-up and Warren and Buttigieg each lead the president by 1 point in the silver state. 

The poll was conducted between Jan. 5 and Jan. 8 and surveyed 1,505 Nevada voters, including 636 identified as potential participants in the Democratic caucus. The poll’s margin of error is 2.5 percentage points for all registered voters and is 4 points for Democratic caucus goers.