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Poll: Biden, Warren clear Democratic frontrunners in Maryland

Posted: 5:41 AM, Sep 25, 2019
Updated: 2019-09-25 05:43:40-04
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A new Goucher Poll released Wednesday at 12:01 a.m. looks at who Maryland Democratic likely voters will cast their ballot for during Maryland's Democratic presidential primary.

Here's what those surveyed between September 13-19 had to say:

  • 33% would vote for Joe Biden.
  • 21% would vote for Elizabeth Warren.
  • 10% would vote for Bernie Sanders.
  • 6% would vote for Kamala Harris.
  • 5% would vote for Peter Buttigieg.
  • All other candidates received 1 percent or fewer.

Maryland Democrats were asked whether they held a favorable or unfavorable opinion of each of the ten candidates who participated in the televised debate held on Thursday, September 12:

  • 68 percent held a favorable view toward Elizabeth Warren; 14 percent held an unfavorable view.
  • 62 percent held a favorable view toward Joe Biden; 22 percent held an unfavorable view.

56 percent held a favorable view toward Bernie Sanders; 30 percent held an unfavorable view.

  • 53 percent held a favorable view toward Kamala Harris; 23 percent held an unfavorable view.
  • 47 percent held a favorable view toward Cory Booker; 25 percent held an unfavorable view.
  • 47 percent held a favorable view toward Pete Buttigieg; 22 percent held an unfavorable view.
  • 46 percent held a favorable view toward Beto O’Rourke; 27 percent held an unfavorable view.
  • 33 percent held a favorable view toward Amy Klobuchar; 31 percent held an unfavorable view.
  • 32 percent held a favorable view toward Andrew Yang; 33 percent held an unfavorable view.
  • 30 percent held a favorable view toward Julian Castro; 37 percent held an unfavorable view.

Maryland Democrats were also asked about what attributes they want to see in their candidates:

  • 46% want to find a candidate who is likely to defeat Donald Trump.
  • 40% say finding a candidate whose positions on the issues comes closest to theirs is more important.
  • 42% prefer a moderate nominee.
  • 45% prefer a progressive nominee.

Click here to look at the poll's full results.