Folks are gagging over the first shakeup of the 2020 Democratic primary season as Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) surges past former Vice President Joe Biden in the latest Des Moines Register/CNN/Mediacom Iowa poll.
From the Des Moines Register:
Warren, the U.S. senator from Massachusetts, now holds a 2-percentage-point lead, with 22% of likely Democratic caucusgoers saying she is their first choice for president. It is the first time she has led in the Register’s poll.
Former Vice President Biden, who had led each of the Register’s three previous 2020 cycle polls, follows her at 20%.
Sanders, the U.S. senator from Vermont, has fallen to third place with 11%. No other candidate reaches double digits.
Elizabeth Warren surges and Joe Biden fades in close Iowa race, a new CNN/Des Moines Register poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers shows.
— CNN (@CNN) September 22, 2019
When you combine the numbers for first and second choice, Warren edges further ahead:
• Warren 42%
• Biden 30%
• Sanders 21%
• Buttigieg 18%
• Harris 16%