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Mon Sep 2, 2019, 10:19 AM

 

Where Each Democratic Candidate Stands In The Presidential Race In 100 Words

Here's an NPR report from this morning.

https://www.npr.org/2019/09/02/755889680/where-each-democratic-candidate-stands-in-the-presidential-race-in-100-words

The intro:

Labor Day has long been an unofficial start to election season. So far, two rounds of Democratic debates, and two fundraising deadlines have revealed a lot about where the Democratic primary stands.

Former Vice President Joe Biden continues to lead, as questions linger about his candidacy. Meanwhile, after a good summer, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is clearly on the rise, and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders maintains his significant and loyal base of followers. California Sen. Kamala Harris saw a quick rise and then a receding after the second debate. And time is ticking for the rest of the candidates to stand out in the still crowded field.

Here are some takeaways and lingering questions, candidate by candidate, the 10 who made the Sept. 12 debate stage stand today: (in order of their poll average):
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Just one comment: Per NPR, Warren and Sanders each average 17%, yet they classify Sanders as second and Warren as third. If they had clarified that this ranking was alphabetical or even that Sanders had raised more $$$ and led in other categories, fine.

Either would have made sense. But they didn't clarify this.

Hmmm!
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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Response to BlueMTexpat (Original post)

Mon Sep 2, 2019, 10:32 AM

1. The very latest RCP average has Sanders at 17.1% and Warren at 16.5%. So NPR rounded to

 

17% for each, but Sanders is .6 points ahead of Warren.

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2020/president/us/2020_democratic_presidential_nomination-6730.html


Both Sanders and Warren are slightly higher than they should be, and Biden is lower than he should be, because of that outlier Monmouth poll last week.

Btw, the link NPR has for the RCP average (the link is under Biden's name) goes to the Nevada caucus page

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2020/president/nv/nevada_democratic_presidential_caucus-6866.html

rather than the main page. Careless of them.
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Response to highplainsdem (Reply #1)

Mon Sep 2, 2019, 10:34 AM

2. Thanks for the

 

clarification!
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Response to BlueMTexpat (Reply #2)

Mon Sep 2, 2019, 10:44 AM

3. You're welcome!

 

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