WASHINGTON – While former Vice President and front-runner for the 2020 Democratic Presidential nomination, Joe Biden remains in first, the race for second place has tightened with Elizabeth Warren passing Bernie Sanders.
Biden, who in May polling sat at 38.3 percent, slipped to 28.6 percent in June and currently sits at 29 percent. Warren climbed to second with 15.8 percent. In June she was at 14.6 percent, according to Real Clear Politics.
Biden leads Warren by 13.2 points.
Sanders is at 15.4 percent, up from 14.8 percent in June.
Kamala Harris slipped from 12.6 percent in June to 7.4 percent currently.
The rest of the cast of candidates continue to tread in the shallows.
Pete Buttigiege fell from 4.8 percent to 4.6 percent.
Robert O’Roarke rose slightly, from 2.8 percent to 3.4 percent, while Cory Booker also gained in the polls, rising from 1.8 percent to 2.2 percent.
Andrew Yang rose from 1.4 percent to 2 percent, his third straight month with an increase.
Twelve other candidates all ranged from 1.4 percent to .2 percent in the latest average polling numbers.
New Yorker Kirsten Gillibrand remained at .8 percent and Bill DeBlasio garnered .4 percent.
Biden’s high point in the primary season was 38 percent in a Politico Poll June 16. His low point in polling was 22 percent in a July 9 poll.