See who's ahead in our 2020 national polling averages 📈

UPDATED Oct. 26, 2020, at 12:07 PM

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Updating average for each Democratic candidate in 2020 primary polls, accounting for each poll’s quality, sample size and recency

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      Added Aug. 4, 2020

      DatesPollsterSampleResultNet result
      President: Democratic primary
      President: Democratic primary

      Apr 27-28, 2020
      Apr 27-28, 2020
      Biden
      54%

      Biden

      54%

      Sanders

      17%
      17%
      SandersBiden+37
      President: Democratic primary

      Apr 1-3, 2020
      Apr 1-3, 2020
      Biden
      48%

      Biden

      48%

      Sanders

      27%
      27%
      SandersBiden+21
      President: Democratic primary

      Mar 11-13, 2020
      Mar 11-13, 2020
      Biden
      50%

      Biden

      50%

      Sanders

      24%

      Gabbard

      4%
      MoreBiden+26

      Key

      A = ADULTS

      RV = REGISTERED VOTERS

      V = VOTERS

      LV = LIKELY VOTERS

      Aug. 3, 2020

      President: Democratic primary
      President: Democratic primary

      Feb 15-16, 2020
      Feb 15-16, 2020
      Sanders
      23%

      Sanders

      23%

      Bloomberg

      16%

      Biden

      13%

      Buttigieg

      9%

      Warren

      9%

      Klobuchar

      6%

      Steyer

      3%

      Gabbard

      2%
      MoreSanders+7
      President: Democratic primary

      Jan 31-Feb 2, 2020
      Jan 31-Feb 2, 2020
      Biden
      24%

      Biden

      24%

      Sanders

      17%

      Bloomberg

      13%

      Warren

      8%

      Buttigieg

      5%

      Yang

      5%

      Klobuchar

      3%

      Bennet

      2%

      Gabbard

      2%

      Steyer

      2%

      Patrick

      1%
      MoreBiden+7
      President: Democratic primary

      Jan 21-22, 2020
      Jan 21-22, 2020
      Biden
      20%

      Biden

      20%

      Sanders

      16%

      Bloomberg

      9%

      Warren

      9%

      Buttigieg

      6%

      Yang

      5%

      Klobuchar

      4%

      Gabbard

      3%

      Steyer

      3%

      Bennet

      1%

      Delaney

      1%

      Patrick

      1%
      MoreBiden+4

      July 22, 2020

      President: Democratic primary
      President: Democratic primary

      Dec 28-30, 2019
      Dec 28-30, 2019
      Biden
      28%

      Biden

      28%

      Sanders

      11%

      Warren

      9%

      Bloomberg

      7%

      Buttigieg

      5%

      Booker

      3%

      Klobuchar

      3%

      Yang

      3%

      Steyer

      2%

      Bennet

      1%

      Castro

      1%

      Gabbard

      1%

      Delaney

      0%

      Patrick

      0%

      Williamson

      0%
      MoreBiden+17

      May 29, 2020

      President: Democratic primary
      President: Democratic primary

      Oct 18-21, 2019
      Oct 18-21, 2019
      Biden
      27%

      Biden

      27%

      Warren

      17%

      Sanders

      10%

      Buttigieg

      5%

      Harris

      3%

      Yang

      3%

      Gabbard

      2%

      O'Rourke

      2%

      Booker

      1%

      Castro

      1%

      Klobuchar

      1%

      Ryan

      1%

      Williamson

      1%

      Bennet

      0%

      Bullock

      0%

      Delaney

      0%

      Sestak

      0%

      Steyer

      0%
      MoreBiden+10
      President: Democratic primary

      Sep 30-Oct 2, 2019
      Sep 30-Oct 2, 2019
      Biden
      29%

      Biden

      29%

      Sanders

      12%

      Warren

      11%

      Buttigieg

      4%

      Harris

      4%

      Castro

      2%

      O'Rourke

      2%

      Booker

      1%

      Bullock

      1%

      Delaney

      1%

      Gabbard

      1%

      Klobuchar

      1%

      Ryan

      1%

      Steyer

      1%

      Williamson

      1%

      Yang

      1%

      Bennet

      0%

      Sestak

      0%
      MoreBiden+17
      President: Democratic primary

      Aug 31-Sep 1, 2019
      Aug 31-Sep 1, 2019
      Biden
      30%

      Biden

      30%

      Sanders

      12%

      Warren

      11%

      Harris

      5%

      Buttigieg

      4%

      Booker

      2%

      O'Rourke

      2%

      Yang

      2%

      Bullock

      1%

      Castro

      1%

      de Blasio

      1%

      Gabbard

      1%

      Klobuchar

      1%

      Ryan

      1%

      Steyer

      1%

      Williamson

      1%

      Bennet

      0%

      Delaney

      0%

      Sestak

      0%
      MoreBiden+18

      April 28, 2020

      President: Democratic primary
      President: Democratic primary

      Apr 26-28, 2020
      479 LV
      Apr 26-28, 2020
      479LVBiden
      68%

      Biden

      68%

      Sanders

      24%
      24%
      SandersBiden+44
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