UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY) — Former US vice presidential nominee Joe Biden has released a list of Democratic contenders for the US presidency in an Iowa poll, with Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Pete Boitigg competing for second place.
A poll by Des Moines Register, CNN and Mediacom Iowa showed 24 percent of potential Democratic voters in Iowa preferred Biden as their first choice. Iowa will race presidential nominations in February.
Sixteen percent of those polled favor Senators Sanders, while Senators Warren have 15 percent and South Bend County, Indiana, 14 percent. None of the other candidates reached 10 percent.
More than 20 Democratic candidates are vying for an opportunity to compete with Republican President Donald Trump, who will officially announce the launch of his new election campaign on June 18. Biden continues to lead most national and state polls since he entered the race in late April. Sanders finished second behind Biden in most polls.
The poll was conducted from 2 to 5 June with a margin of error of 4 percentage points.
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