Biden’s base continues to be Democratic minority voters around the country….
That despite the non-minority early primary contests in smallish Iowa and New Hampshire….
After those two contests?
Biden will have the early delegate haul going into Super Tuesday….
Former Vice President Joe Biden leads his fellow Democratic presidential contenders among Latinos in California and Texas, as well as Nevada’s Clark County, according to a new set of polls released Friday.
The polls conducted by Mason-Dixon and released by Telemundo Station Group, show Biden with the support of 21 percent of California Latino Democrats, followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) with 19 percent support and Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) at 9 percent each.
Biden also leads among Latinos in Texas, with 33 percent support, more than double that of second-place Warren, who’s at 16 percent. Sanders is in third place with 11 percent support.
The former vice president also leads among Latinos in Nevada’s Clark County, the largest in the state with roughly three-fourths of its population. Biden had 23 percent support and was followed by Sanders at 18 percent and Warren with 7 percent.
California and Texas are two key states on Super Tuesday on March 3, while Nevada will hold its caucus on Feb. 22, early in the primary calendar. All three have substantial Latino populations.
Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro, the only Latino in the race, polls at 2 percent in California, 6 percent in his home state of Texas, and 5 percent in Clark County…..