NOTE: Updated at 5:00 p.m. Eastern on Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Next update on Thursday, August 15 at 5:00 p.m. Eastern.

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In the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, the latest  found that former Vice President Joe Biden is supported by 29% and Senator Bernie Sanders by 14%. The national survey of Democratic voters and Democratic leaning Independents found Senator Elizabeth Warren in third place at 11% and Senator Kamala Harris in fourth at 7%.

These results are based upon interviews conducted August 11-14. While there have been day-to-day variations, the overall contours of the race have remained stable for months.

Former Congressman Beto O’Rourke inched up to the 4% level of support. Businessman Andrew Yang is up to 3%, tied with South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg. Senator Cory Booker is a point back at 2%. Eleven percent (11%) are undecided, 4% say they won’t vote, and nobody else tops 1% (see full crosstab results).

The table below show today’s results compared with the FULL WEEK data from last week. Based upon roughly 3,000 interviews, the 7-day data provides a more stable sample and allows for deeper demographic analysis. Daily tracking results are provided further below.

NOTE: In addition to tracking the race for the Democratic nomination daily, we also provide daily updates on  the president’s job approval and the generic congressional ballot.

Data released yesterday shows that the number of voters believing President Trump will be re-elected continues to grow. Sixty-three percent (63%) of voters nationwide now believe it is at least somewhat likely President Trump will win in 2020. That’s up from 60% in July, 57% in May, 54% in April, 50% in March and 46% in February.

Other data shows that 43% believe the president should be impeached and removed from office. Forty-two percent (42%) disagree.


In addition to leading the polls, Biden has the highest favorability ratings of any Democratic hopeful. Also, 54% expect Biden to eventually become the party’s nominee.  In terms of  Social Media support, leadership is more fluid.

Biden, Sander, Warren, and Harris has been the four leading candidates for months (see earlier topline trends).

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The daily updates of the race for the Democratic presidential nomination are based upon national surveys of 1,300 to 1,400 Registered Democrats and Democratic Leaning Independents conducted over three polling days ending on the release date. The surveys are conducted by and HarrisX, a polling company specializing in online surveys (see Methodology). Results for the full sample have approximately a +/- 3 percentage point Margin of Sampling Error with a 95% level of confidence.

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