Washington (CNN)A recent poll found the majority of Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents remained undecided on their choice for next year’s Democratic presidential primary.

The Washington Post-ABC News poll taken April 22-25 — mostly before Vice President Joe Biden formally entered the race on Thursday, April 25 — and released on Sunday found 54% of respondents did not name a specific candidate they would support. The 2020 presidential field, by the numbersThe 2020 presidential field, by the numbersThe 2020 presidential field, by the numbersNo specific candidate in the crowded Democratic field commanded a major lead, although Biden led the pack at 13% of Democratic-leaning respondents saying they would support him were their state’s primary or caucus held that day. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders received the second-most support at 9% of respondents, followed by South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 5%, California Sen. Kamala Harris at 4%, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 4% and former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke at 3%. Others who Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents named in response to the question reached 1% of support or less.The total number of Democratic candidates seeking to take on President Donald Trump has extended well into the double-digits, and Biden’s formal entry into the race last Thursday added yet another expected heavyweight to the field just under a year out from the Iowa caucuses and months before the Democratic primary debates kick off this summer.The Washington Post-ABC News poll had a margin of error ±5.5% points for its sample of 427 Democrats or Democratic-leaning independents.

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