Several points in the latest Economist/YouGov poll just released….
Joe Biden continues in the lead….
But it has dropped….
Elizabeth Warren settles into second…
(She has been making solid advances in the polling)
Bernie Sanders continues his dropping in the polls…
Kamala Harris’s first debate ‘bounce’ is gone in the polling….
Former Vice President Joe Biden has a 7-point lead over the Democratic presidential primary field, according to a new Economist/YouGov pollreleased Wednesday, retaining his lead compared to the previous survey.
Biden is the first choice for 25 percent of those who say they intend to vote in their state’s primary or caucus, the latest poll showed.
The top three spots remained the same when compared to the previous Economist/YouGov poll conducted on July 14-16.
Biden maintained his primary lead by posting strong showings among key demographics for his campaign, including older voters and African Americans.
Biden gets the highest support among voters aged 45-64 with 29 percent and voters aged 65 and older with 43 percent. He also gets the support of 46 percent of black voters, while no other candidate breaks double digits with that demographic group.
Biden is also the first choice for both male and female voters, getting 25 percent support from each group.
But the former vice president continues to fall behind among younger voters, getting 9 percent support among voters aged 18-29, compared with 24 percent for Sanders and 19 percent for Warren….