A new Gallup poll showed that Bernie Sanders is the most favorably viewed contender for the Democratic presidential ticket.
It was conducted July 1-12, after first round of Democratic debates, and measured 10 Democratic White House hopefuls.
Sanders led the pack, with 72 percent of Democrats and Democratic-leaning voters viewing him favorably.
In Gallup's April poll, Biden was viewed favorably by 80 percent of Democrats and Democratic-leading voters, and by April, the measurement dropped to 74 percent.
Looking at more broadly at all U.S. adults' views, both Biden and Sanders were still slightly behind President Donald Trump.
Gallup's July poll showed that 45 percent viewed the president favorably, compared to Biden's 42 percent and Sanders's 41 percent.
The new poll came less than two weeks before 20 Democratic candidates will face off in the second primary debates. »