WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Joe Biden has a double-digit lead among Democratic and Democratic-leaning voters, according to a poll released on Tuesday.
The CNN/SSRS survey found that 29% of the respondents said they support Biden.
A CNN/SSRS survey taken at the end of June showed Biden with 22% support.
Meanwhile, 15% said they support Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.).
Fourteen percent said they support Sen. Elizabeth Warren (Mass.).
Five percent said they support South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg. The same percentage said they support Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.).
Three percent said they support former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (Texas.).
Two percent said they support Sen. Cory Booker (N.J.). The same percentage said they support former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (Hawaii).
The other 14 candidates polled at 1% or below.
The survey included 402 registered Democratic and Democratic-leaning independent voters. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 6.1 percentage points.
Only ten candidates have met the polling and fundraising threshold needed to qualify for the next round of debates, which are scheduled to take place Sep. 12-13 in Houston.
The debates will air on ABC News and Univision.