Biden continues to lead the field of Democrats vying for the 2020 Democratic Presidential nomination….
He has lost a bit of his luster…
But his leads are still in the strong double digits 6 months out from the beginning of actual Democratic primary voting…..
(Warren has a YUGE approval number in the state)
The recurring theme for Democratic voters is that Joe Biden IS the best candidate to actually beat Donald Trump next year…
That is reflected in Biden’s polling also for the general election already…
Former Vice President Joe Biden is leading the 2020 primary field among likely Democratic voters in Massachusetts, a new Suffolk University/Boston Globe poll has found.
Biden had 22 percent support in the survey, released on Tuesday, followed by Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren at 10 percent, Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind., at 8 percent, and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders at 6 percent. Just over 40 percent of voters said they were still undecided.
While Warren enjoys a high favorability rating among likely Democratic primary voters (71 percent), her lagging homestate support may reflect the thinking of voters who are looking ahead to the general election, according to Suffolk University Political Research Center director David Paleologos, who oversaw the poll.
“If [voters] don’t see a candidate that’s able to remove Trump, that’s going to impact that candidate’s viability in the primary,” Paleologos said….