Your Daily Roundup for February 18th
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Good afternoon. Here are the latest news and updates that our team at Future Majority is tracking.
The latest polls show Mike Bloomberg surging, allowing him to qualify for tomorrow night’s Democratic Debate. The latest national poll from NPR, PBS NewsHour and Marist released today has former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg in second at 19% behind Senator Bernie Sanders among Democrats and Democratic leaning independents. Sen. Sanders improved his support by 9 points since the last NPR/PBS/Marist poll in December and leads the field with 31% support.
This is the latest national poll with Sen. Sanders in a commanding first place, followed former Vice President Joe Biden (15%), Senator Elizabeth Warren (12%), Senator Amy Klobuchar (9%), former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (8%), and Tom Steyer (2%).
With the Nevada Caucuses upon us this weekend, Data for Progress, a liberal think tank, released a poll of likely Caucus-goers in Nevada. Sanders leads the pack with 35% support, followed by Warren (16%), Buttigieg (15%), Biden (14%), Steyer (10%), Klobuchar (9%), and Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (2%).
Looking ahead to Super Tuesday, Monmouth University released a poll today of Virginia voters that shows Bloomberg and Sanders tied with 22% support, followed by Biden (18%), Buttigieg (11%), Klobuchar (9%), Warren (5%), and Tulsi Gabbard (1%).
The NPR/PBS NewsHour/Maris poll shed light on head-to-head general election numbers, and it continues to be encouraging news for Biden, Bloomberg and Sanders:
Independent women who will be critical to the general election consistently favor the Democrat over Trump:
- Buttigieg: 53%, Trump: 36%
- Biden: 53%, Trump: 37%
- Bloomberg: 52%, Trump: 39%
- Klobuchar: 46%, Trump: 38%
- Warren: 52%, Trump: 38%
Only Sanders trails among this group at 43% to Trump’s 45%
Among women overall, Democrats lead Trump by 19 points on average, head-to-head:
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