Twenty-four percent of likely voters in California’s Democratic presidential primary now favor Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. – putting him in first place in the race, a new poll conducted for the Los Angeles Times reveals.
But Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., is in second place with 22% of the vote – well within the poll’s margin of error.
Here are the top contenders in the California primary, according to the poll results released Thursday.
- Sanders —24%. He’s up from 19% in a September survey.
- Warren —22%. She’s down from 29%
- Former Vice President Joe Biden –14%. Down from 20%
- South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg—12%. Up from 6%.
The poll, conducted Nov. 21-27 by the UC Berkeley Institute of Government Studies, surveyed 1,694 people. The margin of error is plus or minus 4 percentage points.
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