Woof: Warren A Distant Fourth In Dem Primary Poll Of New Hampshire, Which Borders Her Home State

Hot Air | 2/20/2019 | Staff
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This campaign may end up being one of the more spectacular flame-outs by a “strong” candidate in modern American electoral history.

If she can’t win in her own backyard, where can she win?

University - Massachusetts - Amherst - Survey - Wednesday

A University of Massachusetts Amherst survey released Wednesday found that more than a quarter, or 28 percent, of likely Democratic voters [in New Hampshire] said they would support Biden if New Hampshire’s primary were held today.

Twenty percent, in turn, said they’d vote for U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, who won New Hampshire’s Democratic primary in 2016 and formally entered the 2020 contest on Tuesday, according to poll results.

New - Hampshire - Voters - Split - US

Likely New Hampshire Democratic voters were more split on U.S. Sens. Kamala Harris, D-California, and Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, with a respective 14 percent and 9 percent saying they’d support them if the state’s primary occurred today.

Well, at least Warren is most New Hampshirites’ second choice, right? Wrong: She’s fourth in that category too behind Harris, Biden, and Cory Booker and just a point ahead of Bernie Sanders. The only category where she leads is … candidates whom you definitely *wouldn’t* support. She’s got 26 percent there, tops in the field.

New - Hampshire - Border - Biden - Sanders

Again, this is New Hampshire, right across the border. You can attribute Biden’s and Sanders’s good showing to the national name recognition they earned in previous campaigns, but that should be less of a disadvantage for Warren in a state where voters are well aware of who she is due to their proximity. As it is, she’s even trailing comparatively little-known Kamala Harris. New Hampshire Dems know Warren. They just don’t like her.

And it’s not just them. Looking back on the primary polls that have already been taken this year, Warren has performed poorly in many of them. The one exception is the Daily Kos straw poll, where she briefly led in early January...
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