Your Daily Roundup for March 11th
What are your thoughts on the Super Tuesday II results?
Good afternoon. Here are the latest news and updates that our team at Future Majority is tracking.
On Super Tuesday II, Biden stretched his pledged delegate lead:
Voters in six states had their opportunity to vote for their preference for the Democratic nominee, and so far former Vice President Joe Biden took four of those states while Senator Bernie Sanders nabbed one. Only Washington is outstanding and too close to call.
In Michigan, Missouri and Mississippi, Biden swept every single county in the three states. He won Idaho by 6 points, and Sanders carried the North Dakota caucuses by a margin of 53.3% to 39.8%. The two candidates are knotted in Washington at the time of this memo (with 67% reporting, Sanders leads by .2%).
So far, the pledged delegate count is Biden: 837, Sanders: 689, and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: 2.
Looking ahead to next Tuesday, several big states will head to the polls, including Florida:
A Florida Atlantic University shows Biden with a big lead in the sunshine state over Sanders:
And in the national Democratic primary race, an Economist/YouGov poll shows Biden continuing to surge:
But the Florida Atlantic University survey is troubling for the Democratic contenders head to head against Trump in the state:
As coronavirus looms, Biden is seen as the better bet against Trump in a crisis:
A Quinnipiac poll shows that voters believe Biden would be better at handling a crisis than Trump by a margin of 56% to 40%. Among women, the disparity is even starker: Biden leads among them by 63% to 32%. And among independents, he is seen as handling a crisis better by 59% to 33%.
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