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Sorry, Joe, Most Democrats Want A New Face in 2020

Friday, December 09, 2016

Vice President Joe Biden flirted this week with the possibility of running for president in 2020.  But while his fellow Democrats like Biden a lot, they strongly feel their party needs to run a newcomer for the White House next time around.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey shows that 72% of Likely Democratic Voters believe Democrats should look for a fresh face to run for president in 2020. Just 14% disagree and say instead that the party should promote a candidate who has run in the past. Fifteen percent (15%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

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The survey of 1,000 Likely Voters was conducted on December 6-7, 2016 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.

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