Biden maintains lead in Nevada: poll

Biden maintains lead in Nevada: poll
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Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenBiden says his faith is 'bedrock foundation of my life' after Trump claim Biden clarifies comments comparing African American and Latino communities Kanye West may have missed deadline to get on Wisconsin ballot by minutes: report MORE (D) is leading the Democratic presidential field among Nevada voters, with Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOn The Money: Pessimism grows as coronavirus talks go down to the wire | Jobs report poised to light fire under COVID-19 talks | Tax preparers warn unemployment recipients could owe IRS Senators introduce bill to block Trump armed drone sale measure Sanders offers bill to tax billionaires' wealth gains during pandemic 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 WarrenBiden VP race is highly fluid days before expected pick Senate Democrats demand answers on migrant child trafficking during pandemic Senate Democrats push to include free phone calls for incarcerated people in next relief package MORE (D-Mass.), however, saw a larger 6-point drop since the last poll and is now tied with Tom SteyerTom SteyerSteyer endorses reparations bill, commits to working with Jackson Lee Progressive group launches M pro-Biden ad buy targeting young voters The Hill's Campaign Report: Jacksonville mandates face coverings as GOP convention approaches 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 ButtigiegCNN's Ana Navarro to host Biden roundtable on making 'Trump a one-term president' Former Indiana Gov. Joe Kernan dies How Republicans can embrace environmentalism and win MORE is a distant fifth in Nevada at 6 percent support. Andrew YangAndrew YangIs this the end of the 'college experience'? Biden campaign to take over 'Supernatural' star's Instagram for interview Hillicon Valley: Justice Department announces superseding indictment against WikiLeaks' Assange | Facebook ad boycott gains momentum | FBI sees spike in coronavirus-related cyber threats | Boston city government bans facial recognition technology MORE trails him at 4 percent, and Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerSenate Democrats demand answers on migrant child trafficking during pandemic Senate Democrats push to include free phone calls for incarcerated people in next relief package Ex-USAID employee apologizes, denies sending explosive tweets 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.