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Politics Poll: Sanders leads Dem field in Nevada

04:55  15 february  2020
04:55  15 february  2020 Source:   politico.com

Poll: Sanders holds 19-point lead in Nevada

  Poll: Sanders holds 19-point lead in Nevada Sen. Bernie Sanders holds a 19-point lead in Nevada, the next state to vote in the 2020 presidential nominating contest, according to a poll released Monday. © The Hill Poll: Sanders holds 19-point lead in Nevada Progressive pollster Data for Progress found the democratic socialist with 35 percent support Nevada ahead of its caucus on Saturday. Clumped behind him are Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg and former Vice President Joe Biden, with 16 percent, 15 percent and 14 percent support, respectively.

Bernie Sanders is leading the 2020 Democratic field in Nevada , according to a survey released Friday, with the Vermont senator’s campaign showing momentum ahead of the third presidential nominating contest next week. The Nevada poll , conducted by the GOP polling firm WPA

A Monmouth University poll of voters in Nevada , a key early-voting state, showed only three The new poll surveyed 370 Nevada Democrats and had a margin of sampling error of plus or minus She has set herself apart from a field of 23 candidates seeking the Democratic nomination with a series of

Bernie Sanders is leading the 2020 Democratic field in Nevada, according to a survey released Friday, with the Vermont senator's campaign showing momentum ahead of the third presidential nominating contest next week.

The Nevada poll, conducted by the GOP polling firm WPA Intelligence on behalf of the Las Vegas Review-Journal and AARP Nevada, reports that 25 percent of the state's likely Democratic caucus-goers support Sanders. Former Vice President Joe Biden comes in second place with 18 percent of respondents, followed by Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren with 13 percent.

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Bernie Sanders at 19%. Though the front-runner has slipped somewhat in national polls , he has extended his lead by four percentage points since In Nevada , Trump and Sanders are tied at 50% support, while the president leads in matchups against Biden and Warren by the same narrow margin

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders holds a comfortable lead in a new poll in Nevada ahead of the state’s caucuses. Another 8% were undecided. The poll also asked respondents about how the election is run. Slightly more than two-thirds of registered Nevada voters support switching from a

Behind the three top-polling candidates are billionaire activist Tom Steyer with 11 percent; former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg with 10 percent; and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar also with 10 percent. Eight percent of those surveyed said they were undecided, and 5 percent favored another candidate.

The survey was conducted partly in the days after Sanders captured victory Tuesday in the New Hampshire primary, having previously won the popular vote in the Iowa caucuses last week. Buttigieg achieved the most state delegate equivalents in that first-in-the-nation contest.

Nevada's upcoming caucuses, set to take place on Feb. 22, will represent the Democratic candidates' first true test from the Latino community and other voters of color. The White House contenders must then demonstrate strength in South Carolina's primary on Feb. 29 among the state's majority black Democratic electorate.

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Nevada 's largest labor union won't endorse him because of Medicare-for-all.

Former Vice President Joe Biden (D) is leading the Democratic presidential field among Nevada voters, with Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) closely trailing in second, according to a new poll .

Those two successive contests will likely determine the fate of Biden's faltering campaign, which is counting on impressive performances in both states and contending with ascendant moderates Buttigieg and Klobuchar — who placed second and third in New Hampshire, respectively.

Then comes Super Tuesday on March 3, when more than a dozen states will hold their primaries and former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg will begin competing for delegates. The next televised debate among the candidates is scheduled for Feb. 19 in Las Vegas.

The Nevada Poll contacted 413 likely caucus-goers by phone from Tuesday through Thursday. The margin of error is 4.8 percentage points.

Bernie Sanders wearing a suit and tie talking on a cell phone: Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.© David Becker/Getty Images Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.

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