The Public Policy Polling firm conducted a nationwide political survey (1/19-21; 760 US registered voters), testing President Trump against seven potential Democratic opponents. The bad news for the President is that he trails all, suggesting that his dip in popularity would be very serious if he were directly heading into an election. On the plus side for him, the Trump standing isn’t much worse than polling found him versus Hillary Clinton, meaning he still retains his strong base.
Former Vice President Joe Biden fares best, topping Mr. Trump, 53-41%. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I/D-VT) would beat him 51-41% if the election occurred during the PPP polling period. The other candidates, Sens. Kamala Harris (D-CA), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Cory Booker (D-NJ), and former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX), all lead between five and seven points. None, however, top 50%, and the President never drops below 41% in any polling scenario.
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