Is Biden The Man for 2020? Democrats Think So
Monday, November 20, 2017
As Joe Biden travels the country to promote his new book, voters—especially Democrats—have renewed enthusiasm about the possibility of a 2020 presidential run for the former vice president, even though he has not yet committed to entering the race.
A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 41% of Likely Democratic Voters think Biden would make the best candidate against President Trump if he runs for reelection in 2020, up from only 15% who felt that way in February. Biden, if elected in 2020, would be inaugurated at the age of 78, the same age that Ronald Reagan was when he left office.
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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on November 13-14, 2017 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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