Sanders surges to 10 point lead in national poll

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A new Monmouth University poll released Tuesday shows Bernie Sanders surging to a 10 point lead over Joe Biden nationally.

Overall, 26 percent of registered voters said they support Sanders, up four points from last month. Joe Biden saw a remarkable 14 point drop to just 16 percent support in the survey.

Pete Buttigieg was up seven points to 13 percent, while Elizabeth Warren held steady, also at 13 percent. Michael Bloomberg slightly increased his support to 11 percent. Amy Klobuchar and Andrew Yang finished with 6 percent and 4 percent respectively.

The poll also found Sanders to have, by far, the highest favorability rating among Democratic voters. 72 percent said they have a favorable view of Sanders, while just 19 percent said they saw the Vermont Senator unfavorably,

The survey of 357 registered voters was conducted between February 6 and 9.

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