Support for Elizabeth Warren drops to lowest since August in White House race: Reuters/Ipsos poll

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Published on December 6, 2019 - Duration: 01:14s

Support for Elizabeth Warren drops to lowest since August in White House race: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Support for U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren dropped nationally to its lowest level in four months, and nearly one in three potential Democratic primary voters say they don't know which candidate to pick with the first nominating contests less than two months away, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.

Tamara Lindstrom has more.


Support for Elizabeth Warren drops to lowest since August in White House race: Reuters/Ipsos poll

A new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll out Thursday found Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren sliding into the single-digits.

(SOUNDBITE)(English) DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SENATOR ELIZABETH WARREN, SAYING:"I'm here because I think we already have an America that works way to well for those at the top and not well enough for anyone else." The Reuters/Ipsos poll found Warren in third place, with 9 percent of likely Democratic voters, her lowest levels of support in 4 months, DOWN from a high of 15 percent in October.

(SOUNDBITE)(English) DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SENATOR KAMALA HARRIS, SAYING: "I can't fund my own campaign..." It was the first poll with Senator Kamala Harris out and billionaire Michael Bloomberg in.

(SOUNDBITE)(English) DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE MICHAEL BLOOMBERG, SAYING:"I was lucky enough to build a successful company..."

Class="kln">Bloomberg entering the race in fifth position with four percent of voter support, just ahead of Andrew Yang.

(SOUNDBITE)(English) DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE VICE PRESIDENT JOE BIDEN, SAYING: "Beat Trump." Former Vice President Joe Biden is still holding the top spot with 19 percent of likely Democratic voters, followed by Senator Bernie Sanders with 14%... (SOUNDBITE)(English) DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE SENATOR BERNIE SANDERS, SAYING: "We have got to go forward with a new and progressive agenda." ...though support for both have softened in recent weeks with indecision surging among Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents.

The poll found the rate of undecided voters is the highest yet in this election cycle, with 31 percent saying they don't know which candidate to pick.

The candidates have just two months left before the first voters weigh in at the Iowa caucuses.

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