WASHINGTON – Nearly a third of Iowa's likely Democrat Caucus-goers drew former Vice President Joe Biden in the Des Moines-Register / CNN / Mediacom Iowa poll, which showed US Senator Cory Booker at some distance.
Biden polls 32 percent, followed by US Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., With 19 percent and Rep. Beto O Rourke, D-Texas, with 11 percent.
Booker, DN.J., was sixth with 4 percent, followed by US Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. (8 percent) and Kamala Harris, D-Calif. (5 percent).
US. Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., And Michael Bloomberg, the former Republican mayor of New York City, who had returned to the Democratic Party, each had three percent.
Booker told NJ Advance Media that he "would consider becoming a president" in 2020 and would take some time during this holiday season to sit with family and close friends and counselors really good consideration. "
Iowa circles, the first competition of the 2020 presidential season, are set for February 3 in 1
However, Booker has plenty of time to improve his reputation. Almost four out of ten possible Caucus visitors were unable to comment on it. Among those who did, he was rated 49 percent positive and only 12 percent negative.
He visited Iowa in October when he spoke at the state party's Democratic Party Annual Gala and then took part in a voting program across the state.
Booker also made two trips to New Hampshire, where the Democrats' first area code was located.
The survey of 455 potential Democratic Caucus visitors was conducted in December 10-13 and had an error rate of 4.6 percentage points.
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