A new Quinnipiac Poll shows five
Democratic presidential candidates comfortably ahead of President
Pete Buttigieg, the openly gay mayor of
South Bend, Indiana, is among the five candidates.
Former Vice President Joe Biden leads
the pack with 54 percent of respondents saying they would vote for
him. Thirty-eight said they would opt for giving Trump a second term.
Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders beats
Trump 53-39 percent; Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren leads
Trump 53-40 percent; California Senator Kamala Harris is ahead of
Trump 51-40 percent.
Forty-nine percent of respondents said
that they would vote for Buttigieg – nine points ahead of Trump.
A second poll commissioned by USA
Today showed Buttigieg tied with Harris (6%) for fourth place
among Democratic candidates behind Biden (32%), Warren (14%), and
Buttigieg is among the 10 Democratic
candidates to qualify for the third televised debate, scheduled to
take place on September 12 in Houston.
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