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UPDATED Aug. 3, 2020, at 6:38 PM

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Who’s ahead in South Carolina?

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 Feb. 28, 2020

      DatesPollsterSampleResultNet result
      President: Democratic primary
      President: Democratic primary
      S.C.S.C.
      Feb 25-28, 2020
      477 LV
      Feb 25-28, 2020
      477LVBiden
      35%

      Biden

      35%

      Sanders

      24%

      Steyer

      12%

      Buttigieg

      8%

      Warren

      7%

      Klobuchar

      4%

      Gabbard

      2%
      MoreBiden+11
      President: Democratic primary
      S.C.S.C.
      Feb 26-27, 2020
      1,081 LV
      Feb 26-27, 2020
      1,081LVBiden
      44%

      Biden

      44%

      Sanders

      23%

      Steyer

      11%

      Buttigieg

      10%

      Klobuchar

      6%

      Warren

      6%

      Gabbard

      2%
      MoreBiden+21

      Key

      A = ADULTS

      RV = REGISTERED VOTERS

      V = VOTERS

      LV = LIKELY VOTERS

      Feb. 27, 2020

      President: Democratic primary
      President: Democratic primary
      S.C.S.C.
      Feb 26-27, 2020
      425 LV
      Feb 26-27, 2020
      425LVBiden
      41%

      Biden

      41%

      Sanders

      25%

      Buttigieg

      11%

      Steyer

      11%

      Klobuchar

      6%

      Warren

      5%

      Gabbard

      2%
      MoreBiden+17
      President: Democratic primary
      S.C.S.C.
      Feb 23-27, 2020
      1,416 LV
      Feb 23-27, 2020
      1,416LVBiden
      34%

      Biden

      34%

      Sanders

      25%

      Buttigieg

      13%

      Steyer

      13%

      Warren

      7%

      Klobuchar

      5%

      Gabbard

      3%
      MoreBiden+9
      President: Democratic primary
      S.C.S.C.
      Feb 23-27, 2020
      543 LV
      Feb 23-27, 2020
      543LVBiden
      28%

      Biden

      28%

      Sanders

      24%

      Steyer

      16%

      Warren

      12%

      Buttigieg

      11%

      Gabbard

      5%

      Klobuchar

      4%
      MoreBiden+4
      President: Democratic primary
      S.C.S.C.
      Feb 26, 2020
      1,102 LV
      Feb 26, 2020
      1,102LVBiden
      40%

      Biden

      40%

      Steyer

      12%

      Sanders

      11%

      Warren

      9%

      Buttigieg

      9%

      Klobuchar

      6%

      Gabbard

      2%
      MoreBiden+28
      President: Democratic primary
      S.C.S.C.
      Feb 23-25, 2020
      454 LV
      Feb 23-25, 2020
      454LVBiden
      36%

      Biden

      36%

      Sanders

      16%

      Steyer

      15%

      Warren

      8%

      Buttigieg

      6%

      Klobuchar

      4%

      Gabbard

      1%
      MoreBiden+20

      Feb. 26, 2020

      President: Democratic primary
      President: Democratic primary
      S.C.S.C.
      Feb 17-25, 2020
      650 LV
      Feb 17-25, 2020
      650LVBiden
      35%

      Biden

      35%

      Steyer

      17%

      Sanders

      13%

      Buttigieg

      8%

      Warren

      8%

      Klobuchar

      4%

      Gabbard

      2%
      MoreBiden+18
      President: Democratic primary
      S.C.S.C.
      Feb 23-24, 2020
      1,142 LV
      Feb 23-24, 2020
      1,142LVBiden
      31%

      Biden

      31%

      Sanders

      23%

      Steyer

      20%

      Warren

      8%

      Buttigieg

      6%

      Gabbard

      2%

      Klobuchar

      2%
      MoreBiden+7

      Feb. 24, 2020

      President: Democratic primary
      President: Democratic primary
      S.C.S.C.
      Feb 23-24, 2020
      866 LV
      Feb 23-24, 2020
      866LVBiden
      36%

      Biden

      36%

      Sanders

      21%

      Warren

      8%

      Buttigieg

      7%

      Steyer

      7%

      Gabbard

      6%

      Klobuchar

      3%
      MoreBiden+15
      President: Democratic primary
      S.C.S.C.
      Feb 18-21, 2020
      539 LV
      Feb 18-21, 2020
      539LVBiden
      27%

      Biden

      27%

      Sanders

      23%

      Steyer

      15%

      Buttigieg

      9%

      Warren

      8%

      Klobuchar

      5%

      Gabbard

      3%
      MoreBiden+4
      President: Democratic primary
      S.C.S.C.
      Feb 18-21, 2020
      997 RV
      Feb 18-21, 2020
      997RVBiden
      25%

      Biden

      25%

      Sanders

      24%

      Steyer

      15%

      Buttigieg

      9%

      Warren

      8%

      Klobuchar

      5%

      Gabbard

      3%
      MoreBiden+1

      Feb. 23, 2020

      President: Democratic primary
      President: Democratic primary
      S.C.S.C.
      Feb 20-22, 2020
      1,238 LV
      Feb 20-22, 2020
      1,238LVBiden
      28%

      Biden

      28%

      Sanders

      23%

      Steyer

      18%

      Warren

      12%

      Buttigieg

      10%

      Klobuchar

      4%

      Gabbard

      1%
      MoreBiden+5
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