Bernie Sanders, who is not a Democrats, and the oldest on the list , is now in second place and SURPRISE!…..Beto Rourke, the young congressman from Texas , who just lost his race against Texas GOP Senator Ted Cruz has risen to third place jumping over the long list of other well known politicians and celebrities ….
Hold on folks…
Things Are gonna get bumpy…..
Ah, when Hillary Clinton is added to the Harris/The Hill poll?
She comes in 3rd behind Sanders and moves O’Rourke to 4th….
The 2020 Democratic primary is expected to draw a crowded field, but newer names have cropped up in recent weeks, illustrating how the race to challenge Trump remains in flux.
During his Senate campaign, O’Rourke had firmly said he wouldn’t mount a presidential run in 2020. But last week, he told reporters that he’s no longer ruling it out…..
The poll also tested the Republican side 2020 Presidential numbers ….
Trump is the overwhelming favorite, with 44 percent of voters saying they’re likely to vote for him in his 2020 reelection race.
Eight other Republicans are polled as potential primary challengers to Trump, but they only garner low- to mid- single-digits. Sixteen percent are undecided about whom they’d support in the 2020 GOP primary.
Kasich, who ran for president in 2016 and is considering another run against Trump, garnered 6 percent of support, the same number as Sen.-elect Mitt Romney (R-Utah), who was the 2012 GOP presidential nominee.
Only 2 percent of voters say they’d most likely vote for retiring Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), who’s been an outspoken Trump critic. Flake is also considering a potential primary challenge, but in recent weeks, has poured cold water on a run.
Flake has touted Kasich and Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) as viable primary challengers. In Monday’s poll, Sasse comes in last place, with 1 percent of support….
Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Tx) is the flavor of the month in the media….