Former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenHillicon Valley: Biden calls on Facebook to change political speech rules | Dems demand hearings after Georgia election chaos | Microsoft stops selling facial recognition tech to police Trump finalizing executive order calling on police to use ‘force with compassion’ The Hill’s Campaign Report: Biden campaign goes on offensive against Facebook MORE leads President TrumpDonald John TrumpSenate advances public lands bill in late-night vote Warren, Democrats urge Trump to back down from veto threat over changing Confederate-named bases Esper orders ‘After Action Review’ of National Guard’s role in protests MORE by 10 points in a hypothetical 2020 presidential election, according to a new poll from Fox News.
The survey, which was released on Thursday evening, found that Biden and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Hill’s 12:30 Report: Milley apologizes for church photo-op Harris grapples with defund the police movement amid veep talk Biden courts younger voters — who have been a weakness MORE (I-Vt.) beat Trump in hypothetical 2020 matchups. Sanders carries a 6-point advantage against the president in their head-to-head matchup.
In the matchup between Biden and Trump, 49 percent of voters said they favored the former vice president. Thirty-nine percent said they’d vote for Trump.
Sanders carried 46 percent of the vote in his matchup with Trump. Forty percent of respondents said they’d vote for the president in 2020.
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The survey also showed that Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenWarren, Democrats urge Trump to back down from veto threat over changing Confederate-named bases OVERNIGHT DEFENSE: Joint Chiefs chairman says he regrets participating in Trump photo-op | GOP senators back Joint Chiefs chairman who voiced regret over Trump photo-op | Senate panel approves 0B defense policy bill Trump on collision course with Congress over bases with Confederate names MORE (D-Mass.) and Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisRand Paul introduces bill to end no-knock warrants The Hill’s Campaign Report: Biden campaign goes on offensive against Facebook McEnany says Juneteenth is a very ‘meaningful’ day to Trump MORE (D-Calif.) were in statistical ties with Trump in potential 2020 matchups.
The poll did not survey hypothetical matchups between Trump and other Democratic presidential candidates.
The survey showed that voters’ opinions regarding a Biden-Trump matchup are unchanged. A similar Fox News poll conducted in June found the former vice president with a 10-point lead over Trump.
In addition to hypothetical matchups, the poll found that 56 percent of Democratic primary voters say that voting for a candidate who can defeat Trump is more important than voting for one who will fundamentally change the way the economy works. Forty-one percent of primary voters said the opposite.
Biden has remained the favorite among the massive 2020 Democratic presidential primary field, though recent polls have shown Warren and Harris as formidable opponents.
The Fox News poll was conducted with Beacon Research and Shaw & Company from July 21 to 23 among a national population of 1,0004 voters. The margin of error is 3 percentage points. Its margin of error is 4.5 percentage points for Democratic primary voters.