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In A Crowded 2020 Election Field, This Democrat Remains On Top

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden remains the favorite candidate among Democrats to be the party’s 2020 presidential nominee. But as support for California Senator Kamala Harris rises, support for Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren is fading.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 39% of Likely Democratic Voters pick Biden first out of a field of six early contenders for the nomination when asked which of them best represents the party and would make the best candidate against President Trump if he runs for reelection in 2020. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on January 28-29, 2019 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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