October 14, 2019 - On the eve of the fourth Democratic presidential debate Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts leads the field in polling in the initial 18 states that will vote in 2020. Warren has the support of 31% followed by former Vice President Joe Biden with 25%.
In 3rd place is Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont with 17%. In fourth place is Senator Kamala Harris with 7% followed by South Bend Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg with 5% and former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke with 4%.
If these polls numbers were to remain the same into next years primaries and caucuses they would result in Warren scoring 720 delegates followed by Biden with 577 delegates and Sanders with 159 delegates. Rounding out the field would be O'Rourke with 30 delegates , Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota with 5 delegates and Buttigieg with 3 delegates.
These battleground poll numbers and possible delegates counts are based on the states of Iowa, New Hampshire , Nevada , South Carolina , Alabama , Arkansas , California , Colorado , Maine , Massachusetts , Minnesota , North Carolina , Oklahoma , Tennessee , Texas , Vermont , Utah and Virginia.
September 25 , 2019 - After recent polls have showed Senator Elizabeth Warren leading in polls in both Iowa and New Hampshire , a new poll shows her leading former Vice President Joe Biden for the first time in nationally. Warren has the support of 27% compared with 25% for Biden. In third place is Senator Bernie Sanders with 16%.
After the trio of Warren , Biden and Sanders all other Democrats in the 2020 race for the White House are in single digits with South Bend Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 7% followed by Senator Kamala Harris with 3%. At 2% each are former Congressman Beto O'Rourke , Senator Amy Klobuchar , former HUD Secretary Julian Castro , and Businessman Andrew Yang.
September 15, 2019 - Last weeks third Democratic presidential debate apparently has changed little in Joe Biden's poll standing nationally. Since entering the White House race in April of this year Biden has often had leads of 10 to 20 percent over his rivals. One of the first polls out since the debate shows Biden leading with 35% to Elizabeth Warrens' 15%. Close behind Warren is Bernie Sanders with 14%.
After that, the rest of the canidates contiue to poll in the single digits. Kamala Harris is at 5% followed by Pete Buttigieg at 4%. Next is Beto O'Rourke at 3% and Andrew Yang at 2%. Polling at 1% each are Cory Booker , Amy Klobuchar and Julian Castro.
August 14, 2019 - Two weeks after the second debate of the 2020 Democratic primary season , former Vice President Joe Biden continues to lead all challengers in the latest poll. Biden has the support of 30% followed by Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont with 16% and Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts with 10%.
In fourth place is Senator Kamala Harris of California with 6% followed by South Bend , Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg with 5% and former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke with 4%. At 2% each are Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey and Businessman Andrew Yang.
Clocking in at 1% each are Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota , former HUD Secretary Julian Castro , Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard , Senator Kirsten Gillibrand of New York , former Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper , Ohio Congressman Tim Ryan , former Maryland Congressman John Delaney and Senator Michael Bennett of Colorado.
July 9 , 2019 - Ross Perot the billionaire businessmen who mounted two presidential campaigns in the 1990's has died. In 1992 as an independent candidate Perot ran for president and scored 18.9% of the popular vote. Perot appeared in that year's presidential debates along side future President Bill Clinton and then President George H.W. Bush. His 1992 vice presidential running mate was James Stockdale.
In 1996 , Perot created the Reform Party. In the 1996 November general election Perot received 8% of the vote. For his 1996 running mate Perot selected Pat Choate. Following 1996 , Perot would not again run for office but in 2000 endorsed George W. Bush for president. In 2008 and 2012 , Perot supported Mitt Romney.