Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg entered the Democratic presidential race at 6% in a recent poll; topping fading challenger Kamala Harris but falling far-behind the top-tier candidates across the country.
“The survey released on Monday found that support for the former mayor ticked up from 3 percent to 6 percent among likely Democratic voters and Democratic-leaning independents,” reports The Hill.
The poll shows former Vice President Joe Biden in the lead with 31% of support from Democratic voters; followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders at 15%, Sen. Elizabeth Warren at 10%, and Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 9%.
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Original Story: November 26, 2019
Recently announced Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg’s campaign explained their decision to jump into the 2020 General Election this week; saying Donald Trump is currently on a “path to victory” next November.
“Mike is getting in this race because he thinks that Donald Trump is an existential crisis and he thinks he’s on a path to victory and he’s getting in to alter that dynamic,” campaign manager Kevin Sheekey told CNN.
2020 candidate Michael Bloomberg’s campaign manager on their strategy to win the Democratic primary: “We’re going to talk to everyone in the country at once and we’re particularly going to overtalk to those people who need to vote in those swing states.” https://t.co/5szyaN1tjA pic.twitter.com/0ynoDbbQIN
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“That’s the whole general election. And right now Donald Trump is winning, he is winning that election. It’s very tough for people who live in New York or California to understand that, but that is what’s happening,” Sheekey said.
Watch Sheekey’s comments above.
Source: The Hill