Joe Biden dominates latest Fox News check of South Carolina Democratic primary voters
Former Vice President Joe Biden has a autocratic lead in a early primary state of South Carolina as he seeks a Democratic assignment in 2020; Peter Doocy reports.
South Carolina Democratic primary voters, some-more than half of whom are approaching to be African American, contend former Vice President Joe Biden is a best claimant to hoop secular issues. Even among black voters, he bests California Sen. Kamala Harris, who pulpy Biden on a emanate during a initial Democratic debate. Biden apologized for remarks he done about operative with segregationist senators in a 1970s during a Saturday discuss eventuality in Sumter, S.C.
A Fox News Poll expelled Thursday finds Biden heading on an array of other pivotal issues as well.
Overall, Biden garners 35 percent among South Carolina Democratic primary electorate in a competition for a party’s assignment — over twice a support of any other candidate. Bernie Sanders receives 14 percent and Kamala Harris is tighten behind during 12 percent.
All others trail, including Elizabeth Warren (5 percent), Cory Booker (3 percent), Pete Buttigieg (2 percent), and John Delaney, Marianne Williamson, and Andrew Yang (1 percent each). One in 5 is uncertain — a organisation that includes twice as many women (25 percent) as group (12 percent).
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South Carolina’s Democratic primary is Feb. 29, 2020.
Among black voters, Biden’s support hits 41 percent, with Sanders during 15, Harris 12, Booker 4, Warren 2, and Buttigieg, Tim Ryan, and Williamson during 1 percent each.
Among white voters, Biden receives 25 percent support, followed by Harris during 13, Sanders 12, and Warren 11.
Biden binds far-reaching leads among electorate over age 65 (+36 points), moderates (+25), and both group (+17) and women (+25).
Asked that claimant can best hoop secular issues, a largest series (24 percent), collect Biden. They also cite him on a economy (36 percent), immigration (33 percent), and health caring (32 percent).
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Harris comes in second on secular issues (21 percent) and immigration (12 percent) and is fourth on health caring (8 percent, only behind Warren’s 9 percent) and a economy (6 percent, behind Warren’s 9 percent).
Sanders is second on a economy (15 percent) and health caring (19 percent) and is third on immigration (11 percent, one indicate behind Harris) and secular issues (15 percent).
While Biden is elite over Harris by 3 points on that claimant will best hoop secular issues, his advantage increases to 10 points among black voters. White electorate collect Harris by nine.
When asked privately either Biden would be improved or worse on secular issues than a other candidates, primary electorate demonstrate certainty in a former clamp president. Thirty-four percent consider Biden would be better, including 40 percent of blacks and 23 percent of whites.
Only 8 percent consider Biden would be worse on secular issues than a other candidates, while 48 percent contend about a same.
On that claimant is “most in hold with a concerns of people like you,” it’s Biden again: 28 percent compared to 17 percent for Sanders and 15 percent for Harris. That also binds loyal among black voters: Biden (31 percent), Sanders (17 percent) and Harris (16 percent).
“Getting bad reviews for a summer discuss opening hasn’t dismantled a fact that Biden has a clever following among both white and black electorate in South Carolina. He’s a large dog there,” says Republican pollster Daron Shaw, who conducts a Fox News Poll with Democrat Chris Anderson.
By a 52-26 percent margin, South Carolina primary electorate contend ancillary a claimant who can reject Donald Trump is some-more critical than subsidy a claimant they like a most.
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Those prioritizing defeating Trump are significantly some-more expected to support Biden (41 percent) than Harris (14 percent) or Sanders (11 percent). Biden also comes out on top, despite by a most smaller spread, among those observant it’s some-more critical to support their favorite candidate: Biden (29 percent), Sanders (25 percent), Harris (11 percent) and Warren (8 percent).
More than 8 in 10 would be confident with Biden as a nominee, scarcely 50 points some-more than a series who support him, and distant some-more than would be confident with a other tip candidates.
Overall, 83 percent would be happy with Biden winning a nomination, while 73 percent who would be confident if Sanders won, 68 percent Harris, 66 percent Warren, and 59 percent Booker.
Among black voters, 87 percent would be happy with Biden as a nominee, 79 percent with Sanders, 71 percent Harris, 66 percent Warren, and 62 percent Booker.
Eighty-nine percent of those confident with Harris as a hopeful would be happy if Biden wins, while 73 percent of those confident with Biden would be fine with Harris.
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In 2016, Hillary Clinton surfaced Sanders by 73-26 percent in a Palmetto primary.
Conducted Jul 7-10, 2019 underneath a corner instruction of Beacon Research (D) and Shaw Company (R), this Fox News Poll includes interviews with 701 South Carolina Democratic primary electorate who spoke with live interviewers on both landlines and cellphones and has a domain of sampling blunder of and or reduction 3.5 commission points. Respondents were incidentally comparison from a statewide voter record and screened to brand intensity participants in a Democratic presidential primary.