in the vicinityVideoNew Iowa poll finds Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders in the vicinity of the top of the 2020 Democratic candidates
The former Vice-President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders leads the large field of Democratic presidential contenders in a new national survey.
But Sen. Kamala Harris of California, and former Rep. Beto O’rourke of Texas are also published in a distancing from the Rest of the pack in the poll on Tuesday by CNN.
BIDEN, SANDERS, HOLD THE TOP SPOTS IN THE YEAR 2020 PRIMARIES POLLS
Twenty-eight percent of Democrats and democratic leaning independent voters said they would most likely Biden for the party’s 2020 presidential nomination support The former Vice-President is leaning in the direction of run for the White house for the third time and by some observers expected to launch his campaign next month.
Sanders, an independent senator from Vermont, was for the second time for the democratic nomination, with 20 percent in the survey. Biden and Sanders held the first and second positions in almost all the national and early primary and caucus survey in the year 2020 race so far, thanks to the strong name recognition of, among other factors.
Harris, the former California attorney general, enjoyed the biggest bump in the survey. They jumped eight percentage points from CNN’s December poll, now stand at 12 percent. A point behind her, O’rourke was, at 11 per cent. O’rourke announced his candidacy last Thursday, at the beginning of the survey – March 14-17 polling period.
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren from Massachusetts, was on the fifth place, at 6 percent, with former Secretary of state, John Kerry at 4 percent. Sens. Cory Booker from New Jersey and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota was 3 percent.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in New York, Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee, the former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper, the former San Antonio, Texas, mayor Julian Castro, who later served as Housing and Urban Development secretary in the Obama administration — and South Bend, Indiana, mayor Peter Buttigieg were at 1 percent.
A percent is the minimum, the candidates will meet in three separate surveys in order to qualify for the Democratic primary debates, which kick-off later this year.
Fifty-six percent of Democrats and leaning independents said they want to tell the party to nominate a candidate with a strong chance of defeating Republican President Trump, 35 percent of a candidate outweighs his attitude in the question of electability.
Biden leads among those who favor electability, at 32 percent, followed by Harris with 16 percent and Sanders at 14 percent.
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But among those is the desire for ideological purity, Sanders, 31 percent, with Biden at 21 percent, and O’rourke at 11 percent.
The CNN poll of SSRS, with 1003 adults – including 456 Democrats and Democratic leaning independents questioned by a live telephone operator.