Another Poll Puts Gabbard at 0% in Iowa
Iowa Poll: Not even in the race, Joe Biden leads herd of Democrats; Bernie Sanders close behind
(NOTE: Gabbard is so insignificant that she is not mentioned in the text of the Des Moines Register article. To find any reference to Gabbard, check out the pdf of the poll internals, she is mentioned on pages 2 and 3.)
Des Moines Register March 10, 2019 (excerpts)
… According to a new Des Moines Register/CNN/Mediacom Iowa Poll of likely Democratic caucusgoers, 27 percent say Biden is their first choice for president. That’s down slightly from the 32 percent who said the same in December, but it tops the 19 other declared and potential candidates tested.
Biden has a 2-percentage-point advantage over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Though that’s within the poll’s 4.9 percentage point margin of error…
The poll of 401 likely Democratic caucusgoers was conducted March 3 through 6. …
Sanders formally announced his candidacy last month and visited Iowa for the first time as a declared 2020 candidate this month. According to the poll, 25 percent now say Sanders is their first choice for president — up 6 percentage points since December.
Right now, the contest in Iowa could be characterized as a two-person race. The next-closest challenger, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, trails Sanders by 16 percentage points.
Support has ticked up slightly for Warren and California Sen. Kamala Harris is in fourth place. Warren is now at 9 percent, up from 8 percent, and Harris is at 7 percent, up from 5 percent.
Next is former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke, who has seen his support fall by about half since December as he continues weighing a possible run. Five percent of likely Democratic caucusgoers now say he is their first choice for president — down from 11 percent in December.
New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker and Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar tie with 3 percent. No other candidate gets more than 1 percent, and some — including New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and California Congressman Eric Swalwell — were not named as a first choice by a single poll respondent ….
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PDF: Des Moines Register / CNN Poll March 3-6, 2019 (Gabbard is nobody’s first choice, but she does score 2% of the second choice votes.—see pages 2-3)
Feb 28, 2019: Emerson Poll: Gabbard at 0% in New Hampshire and Iowa