Your Daily Roundup for February 27th
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Sanders maintains his lead nationally, while Biden continues to gain ground in South Carolina polls:
A new Economist/YouGov poll shows Senator Bernie Sanders continuing to hold his lead in national Democratic primary polling. He leads at 30%, 10 points above former Vice President Joe Biden (20%), who is followed by Senator Elizabeth Warren (16%), former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg (11%), former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg (9%), Senator Amy Klobuchar (4%), Representative Tulsi Gabbard (4%), and Tom Steyer (1%).
All eyes are on Joe Biden in South Carolina, where the state’s Democratic primary will be held this Saturday. A Clemson University poll has the former Vice President out in front by 18 points, while a Monmouth poll out today shows his lead at 20 points, and businessman Tom Steyer continues to register in double digits at 15% in the state:
As coronavirus captures the nation's focus, two polls show Trump’s approval rating well below 50%:
The Economist/YouGov poll has President Trump’s job approval 9 points below his disapproval:
- Approve: 44%
- Disapprove: 53%
Among women in this poll, Trump fares worse than his overall national approval:
- Approve: 38%
- Disapprove: 54%
Among registered voters who identify as moderates, Trump’s approval is as follows:
- Approve: 36%
- Disapprove: 59%
A Reuters/Ipsos poll is slightly worse for Trump. He is 12 points under water in this new poll:
- Approve: 43%
- Disapprove: 55%
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