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PoliticsHarris surges to second in new national poll

22:10  02 july  2019
22:10  02 july  2019 Source:   thehill.com

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Harris surges to second in new national poll© Getty Harris surges to second in new national poll

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) surged into second place following last week's Democratic presidential debates, cutting deep into former Vice President Joe Biden's long-held lead in the primary contest, according to a national poll released Tuesday.

Harris soared to 20 percent in Quinnipiac University Poll's survey, while Biden fell to 22 percent among Democrats and Democratic-leaning voters.That's a significant change from a Quinnipiac poll released last month that showed Biden leading the pack with 30 percent and Harris lingering in a distant fourth place with 7 percent support.

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Poll: Biden support sinks, Harris moves up to third place after Democratic debate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) surged into third place among 2020 Democratic presidential candidates following what many considered a standout debate performance on Thursday, according to a new Morning Consult poll. 

The Quinnipiac survey is the latest in recent days to show Harris riding a wave of new support following her standout performance in Thursday's debate.

A CNN/SSRS poll released Monday showed the California senator jumping into second place with 17 percent support. Likewise, a Suffolk University Iowa poll found Harris surging into second in the crucial first-in-the-nation caucus state.

The latest poll also shows Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) pulling ahead of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) with 14 percent and 13 percent respectively. South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg came in with 4 percent support in the survey.

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