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Biden loses popularity after TV duel

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Zubair Yaqoob
The author has diversified experience in investigative journalism. He is Chief content editor at wnobserver.com
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After the first TV debate of Democratic presidential candidates for the 2020 election has front-runners Joe Biden According to a poll, it has lost much of its popularity. According to survey on behalf of Transmitter CNN, only 22 percent of Democrats’ followers supported a former vice president’s candidacy against Republican President Donald Trump. That’s 10 points less than a month ago and even 17 points less than in April.

In second place is Senator Kamala Harris, 17 percent want their candidacy – in May there were only 8 percent. On Harris follow Senator Elizabeth Warren with 15 percent (May: 7 percent) and Senator Bernie Sanders with 14 percent (May: 18 percent). None of the other 18 candidates reached 5 percent. Answers were counted from 656 registered voters who claimed to be registered Democrats or to tend to the party.

However, regardless of their preference, 43 percent of party leaders polled said Biden had the best chance of beating Trump in the November 2020 election. Only 13 percent of Sanders and 12 percent of Harris and Warren believed that.

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On Wednesday and Thursday last week, 20 candidates for the presidential candidate of the Democrats in Miami had delivered their first TV duel. Because of the many applicants, there were two rounds with ten candidates each. The strongest moment of the discussion On Thursday, African-American Senator Harris won as she fiercely attacked Biden for positions to integrate blacks. In the debate on Wednesday, US media had seen Warren among the winners.

In the CNN survey, 41 percent of respondents said Harris had done the best in the debate. In second place was Warren, but only with 13 percent. Only 10 percent certified the Biden. This question was answered by 534 registered voters who claimed to be registered Democrats or to the party and who followed the debates.

The primary elections, where the Democratic candidate against Trump is scheduled to vote on November 3, 2020, will not begin in the state of Iowa until February. For the Republicans, there is only one other candidate besides Trump, who wants to draw for the party in the election. It is the former Governor of the State of Massachusetts, Bill Weld. He is, however, not given any noteworthy chances to dispute Trump’s candidacy for the Republicans.

In total, 1613 adults were interviewed by phone between 28 and 30 June for other CNN-related topics. According to the survey institute SSRS, 32 percent of them described themselves as Democrats and 26 percent as Republicans. 42 percent said they were independent or from another party.

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