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Sanders Leads by 7% in NV, Biden Leads by 8% in SC

The next contest in the Democratic primary race is next Saturday’s caucus in Nevada and a new poll from the Las Vegas Review-Journal has Bernie Sanders with a single-digit lead over Joe Biden.

PRESIDENT – NEVADA – DEM CAUCUS (LVRJ)
Bernie Sanders 25%
Joe Biden 18%
Elizabeth Warren 13%
Tom Steyer 11%
Pete Buttigieg 10%
Amy Klobuchar 10%
Others 5% Combined

This poll was done February 11-13 among 413 likely caucus goers. Meanwhile, one week after that, we get the first state Joe Biden might actually be able to win. East Carolina University has a new poll showing Joe Biden with an 8% lead over Bernie Sanders.

PRESIDENT – SOUTH CAROLIA – DEM PRIMARY (ECU)
Joe Biden 28%
Bernie Sanders 20%
Tom Steyer 14%
Pete Buttigieg 8%
Amy Klobuchar 7%
Elizabeth Warren 7%
Michael Bloomberg 6%
Tulsi Gabbard 1%

This poll was done February 12-13 among 703 likely voters.

Posted by Dave at 7:50 pm
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85 Responses to “Sanders Leads by 7% in NV, Biden Leads by 8% in SC”

  1. Tgca says:

    Uno Bebe! Uno!

  2. PresidentPaul! says:

    “The pranksters then suggested that “Greta” would record a hip-hop song in support of Sanders together with singer Billie Eilish and rapper Kanye West. They said there would be luxury sports cars and hot women dancing while Sanders wears “gold jewelry.” The senator thought it was funny and laughed it off, but apparently, “Greta” was serious.

  3. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    How many below -10% finishes will it take for Warren to realize its time to drop out. She must create one of her famous plans to end her candidacy.

    #Florida,
    @StPetePolls
    (Change from last month)
    Bloomberg 27% (+10)
    Biden 26% (-15)
    Buttigieg 11% (+5)
    Sanders 10% (+1)
    Klobuchar 9% (+4)
    Warren 5% (-2)

    #NEW #Georgia
    @wsbtv / Landmark Communications Poll:
    Biden 32%
    Sanders 14%
    Bloomberg 14%
    Buttigieg 5%
    Warren 4%
    Klobuchar 3%
    Steyer 2%
    Gabbard 1%

  4. Phil says:

    Warren knows she is done. She is just looking for the best time to drop out. I would guess between SC and Super Tuesday. She doesn’t have the money to compete in all the Super Tuesday states. That would stretch her too way too thin.

    If I were her I would drop out next week the day after Nevada.

  5. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Its amazing how quickly impreachment has been totally forgotten.

  6. Tgca says:

    Nueve Bebe! Nueve!

  7. Victrc says:

    Ten…is the loneliest number. It’s one more than…oh wait. Wrong number

  8. jason says:

    Ukraine impeachment is forgotten.

    But we have more impeachments in the pipeline.

    Trump congratulated Barr on not allowing Stone to be railroaded on his sentencing by rogue prosecutors.

    Impeachable.

  9. jason says:

    As I quickly predicted yesterday, it looks like the Hillary for VP story is BS.

    The one thing Bloomberg is not is stupid. Why would he want a geriatric ticket with all of Hillary’s baggage on the ticket.

    If Bloomberg is nominated, his running mate will be a younger woman or a minority.

  10. Phil says:

    …plus how safe would you feel to be the only one standing between Hillary and the presidency? Sounds to me like that would be a death wish.

  11. Victrc says:

    Phil. You’re right. Why would he hang himself with Hillary. He’s be Better someone else

  12. Tgca says:

    12
    Agree in principle with Jadon. Too bad Mayor Butt hates AA and is not a man of color. He would be a perfect VP choice for Bloomie. Maybe we’ll find out he is like 1/512th of South American latin origin. Then he can check all the right boxes. Gay, Bottom, Latino radical liberal.

  13. Phil says:

    Bernie commercials have now hit the air here in Texas.

    Go Bernie! Not saying he can pull it off but if he could somehow pull it off in Texas on top of a California win the same day we would be guaranteed a brokered convention.

    Feel the Bern!

  14. Phil says:

    That said, doubt Bernie can do it in Texas. If, however, Biden wins in SC to stay alive then Bloomberg and Biden can divide up the non Bernie vote enough to open the door just a crack for Bernie here in Texas. Bernie should do very well in Austin.

  15. jason says:

    UT Poll

    Who would get your vote in a Democratic primary today?
    Bernie Sanders 24%
    Joseph R. Biden 22%
    Elizabeth Warren 15%
    Michael R. Bloomberg 10%
    Pete Buttigieg 7%
    Andrew Yang* 6%
    Amy Klobuchar 3%
    Tom Steyer 3%
    Tulsi Gabbard 2%
    Others 8%

  16. jason says:

    Was this posted yesterday? Just noticed it is yesterday’s poll.

  17. jason says:

    Bloomberg running a lot of ads in PA.

    He really is trying to buy the election.

  18. jason says:

    I would register as a Dem to vote for Bernie.

    But in PA at polling sites they read your name out and state your party out loud.

    I really don’t want to hear Jason Huamanpallpa Maricanchi Pachacamac – Democrat.

  19. jason says:

    Not to mention Dems are rarer than rocking horse turds in my precinct.

  20. Phil says:

    So much easier in my state. Just get in line on the Democratic side and they hand you a Democratic ballot. Mark it for Bernie and then vote for Trump in November.

    Piece of cake.

    Feel the Bern.

  21. jason says:

    I would definitely vote for him if it was that easy.

  22. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    National General Election % Of Voters Who Say They Would Consider Voting For…

    A Democratic Socialist 35%
    Muslim 44%
    Over 75 Y/O 47%
    No Prior Experience In National Government 54%
    Gay Candidate 60%
    Under 40 Years 64%
    Billionaire 67%
    Woman 83%
    Jewish 84%
    YouGov/Yahoo Poll

    If Bernie wins the Democratic nomination, guess what the issue the Republicans will focus on? Bernie could lose as badly as McGovern did in 1972.

  23. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    Bernie often points to Sweden as an example where socialist works. But the old Boleshevik is totally wrong, as pointed out by a former Swedish leader:

    “Prime Minister of Sweden from 1991 to 1994, Carl Bildt, took to Twitter to warn Sanders that socialism is not the key to creating a great society as he and Ocasio-Cortez seem to think.
    After old footage showing Sanders and his wife, Jane, praising the Soviet Union for its programs targeting the youth went viral online, Bildt responded by saying “Sanders was lucky to be able to get to the Soviet Union in 1988 and praise all its stunning socialist achievements before the entire system and empire collapsed under the weight of its own spectacular failures.”
    To the former prime minister, the damage socialism can cause is still fresh in his memory. After all, he was the first prime minister in 60 years to not subscribe to the ideology. And thanks to him, Sweden’s capital gains taxes were cut to 30 percent and corporate taxes to 28 percent.
    Bildt also privatized several state-owned industries, deregulated multiple sectors of the economy, allowed people to invest portions of their pension, and introduced school choice policies, improving the country’s education system.
    After Bildt, Sweden, which had completely lost its host of entrepreneurs thanks to business taxes that sometimes exceeded the 100 percent mark, once again flourished. Even as Social Democrat successor Ingvar Carlsson took over.
    Seeing the wonderful changes just a few years worth of reform had done, Carlsson kept Bildt’s policies in place. And business start-ups rose nearly 25 percent as a result.

    https://mises.org/power-market/swedish-ex-prime-minister-rebukes-bernie-socialism-only-destroys,”

  24. Phil says:

    Bernie would get killed in a general election. Exactly why I intend to vote for him in the primary.

    It’s a no brainer for any Republican that has the opportunity to cross over.

    Feel the Bern.

  25. jason says:

    The problem for Bloomberg is that most of the 33% that would not vote for a billionaire are probably leftists.

  26. jason says:

    Well Phil, according to Corey, you are placing the country at “great risk”.

    This from the guy who said a far leftist is better than Trump.

    You can’t make this sh-t up.

  27. Cash Cow TM says:

    My money is on Bloomberg.

    Avoids the debate stage, and instead has $500MM spent on media ads…D alternative to obvious insanity…garners enough votes in primaries (no caucus) states and along with Biden, Butt, and others splitting up delegates prevents Bernie from a slam dunk first round convention vote win.

    SMART idea to FLOAT he is considering HILLARY as VP slot…gets her backers on board to vote for him during primaries….then he chooses someone less toxic in general to be running mate.

    He will spend $1 BILLION of his own money…including $$$ to get the Black voters to come to him….

    He has been very successful in getting other Ds elected to senate and House of Rep….major contributor and media buy factor in getting D control in VA…

    Scary times…

  28. PresidentPaul! says:

    Woke up with an epiphany this morning. Was thinking about China. Their inflation is acceleration and they are doing more fiscal stimulus vs the Volcker cure of cutting it off with interest rates.

    falling employment, falling GDP, increasingly out of control inflation.

    China could be going into 1980’s style stagflation at least possibly and merits watching.

    That would be a GREAT market for GOLD.

  29. PresidentPaul! says:

    STAGfrickingFLATION lol

  30. PresidentPaul! says:

    History rhymes not repeats

  31. Phil says:

    Yeah. Corey warning all us of the dangers of a leftist takeover of the country is laughable. Like he’d give a sh*t about that.

    Corey and his Never Trumper pals want Bernie blocked for the Democratic nomination for one reason and one reason only – that is, they know it would guarantee Trump’s re-election. Hence, they are all in on Bloomberg for now. It has nothing to do with ideology. It’s all about the best way to defeat Trump. Saving the country from “the risk” of socialism is Corey BS.

    If Sanders was ever nominated that would all change as Corey and his buds twisted themselves into a pretzel explaining why it would actually be good to vote for Bernie over Trump. It would be pure comedy gold and extremely entertaining. Hide and watch.

  32. Tina says:

    The jebots’ Maggie hack is upset that trump is in Daytona “doing a political event.”

  33. Tina says:

    9
    29
    72
    I guess the drats are going full KKK thIs year. Back to their roots?

    Larry Schweikart
    @LarrySchweikart
    ·
    8h
    Uncovered Report Reveals Biden Told Black Mayors That Black Parents ‘Can’t Read or Write’ https://flagandcross.com/uncovered-report-reveals-biden-told-black-mayors-that-black-parents-cant-read-or-write/…

  34. PresidentPaul! says:

    If Stalin was as smart as the CCP during the cold war he also would have made some publicly traded stocks so he could fix the economic numbers so people could pump the equity values.

  35. jason says:

    Bloomberg would be the best candidate for the Dems at the moment.

    But he has a lot of baggage, is older than the hills, and the moonbats don’t trust him.

  36. PresidentPaul! says:

    Look at fricking lumber prices booming despite global commodities falling overall telling us that US home sales are booming.

    Commodities can tell you everything you need to know.

  37. PresidentPaul! says:

    Sanders is the strongest candidate. These are all just base elections. He’ll motivate his crazies to push the scales.

  38. Phil says:

    Wanna bet.

  39. PresidentPaul! says:

    HD, Lowe’s and Zillow report this week. I bet these housing related companies kill it.

    #44-no way to know. Either the moderates will win or Sanders, but I think Sanders is the stronger side.

  40. jason says:

    Sanders is the weakest Dem candidate, followed by Warren.

    Motivating crazies does not win elections anyway.

    Btw, California is already voting. Here is a chart of how many ballots already returned. Unfortunately for Bernie, younger people are lagging sending them in.

    https://tableau.the-pdi.com/t/CampaignTools/views/2020PrimaryBaseAVTrackerAWWIP/2020PrimaryElectionTrackerpg1?:isGuestRedirectFromVizportal=y&:embed=y

  41. PresidentPaul! says:

    Trump should stop calling it China instead it’s rightful name “Red Ponzi” during these trade negotiations.

  42. Tgca says:

    I loved this video of all the Left praising Avenatti as if he was the 2nd coming of Jesus. Now the media elite look like absolute morons. Even Stormy lashed out at him for being a fraud.

    Yeah! We all make some bad judgment calls at times but clearly this media ho was so obviously tainted but those with TDS could not help themselves. All the big names at CNN, MSNBC, and other stations gave him well over a hundred appearances in a few months. They thought The Donald feared him and he would take down The Donald. Now they’re all eating crow. Love it!

    https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/michaelavenatti-extortion-brianstelter-regret/2020/02/16/id/954326/

  43. PresidentPaul! says:

    Xi hid virus while trade deal was going on to negotiate from position of strength, and he put US officials at risk

    Gordon G. Chang
    @GordonGChang

    By disclosing the January 7 meeting, #XiJinping has indirectly admitted that in the midst of an epidemic he potentially exposed the US leadership and others to the #coronavirus by sending his officials to Washington to sign the #trade deal with Prez #Trump.

  44. jason says:

    Evidently there is video of Bloomberg calling teacher’s unions extremists “like the NRA”.

    Of course, he is certainly right that NEA is extremist.

  45. PresidentPaul! says:

    Pelosi correct on Huawei

    Nancy Pelosi being quite blunt at #MSC2020, “#China is seeking to export its digital autocracy through its telecommunications giant #Huawei, threatening economic retaliation against those who do not adopt their technologies.”

  46. jason says:

    Well it worked out for Trump.

    He needed to put the disastrous trade war behind him, and if it took the virus to bring the Chinese to the table then he lucked out.

  47. PresidentPaul! says:

    China was already locking down January 2nd

    This is really a bombshell. Naval University of Engineering in #Wuhan, one of the five comprehensive military universities of PLA (official info: http://bit.ly/2URmJ5x) issued a lockdown notice on Jan. 2, 18 days BEFORE the gov. admitted there was an epidemic, 21 days BEFORE..

  48. PresidentPaul! says:

    China has actually taken over the world bank, and we’re funding it.

  49. PresidentPaul! says:

    POTUS should call the Chinese ambassador to the USto discuss the Chinese military criminals who did the equifax hack.

    I don’t think we should be trading with this country at all.

  50. PresidentPaul! says:

    The great party member CCP escape

    gnim
    @mingmin456

    ·
    Feb 15
    Replying to
    @jenniferatntd
    Sons and daughters of the CCP officials have escaped China weeks before the Wuhan outbreak, guess why? Now they are supporting Wuhan by parking their sports car in downtown New York.

  51. jason says:

    You are a moron. Stopping trade with China would devastate the US economy, trade with China accounts for millions of jobs in the US. Foreign trade supports 40 million jobs. Not to mention agricultural products on which hundreds of thousands of farmers depend on.

    https://www.businessroundtable.org/new-study-international-trade-supports-nearly-39-million-american-jobs

  52. PresidentPaul! says:

    It’s becoming more apparent that we’re just propping up a system that’s incompatible with life.

  53. PresidentPaul! says:

    The more companies we send to China the more they are just going to do hostage taking.

  54. PresidentPaul! says:

    Donald Trump ‘apoplectic’ in call with Boris Johnson over Huawei

    Donald Trump vented “apoplectic” fury at Boris Johnson in a tense phone call over Britain’s decision to allow Huawei a role in its 5G mobile phone networks, according to officials in London and Washington.

  55. mRviTO says:

    Pete
    @PeterMentes
    ·
    Feb 14
    Bloomberg on why farmers can’t work in information technology

    MB: “I can teach anyone how to be a farmer 1 dig a hole 2 put a seed in 3 put dirt on top 4 add water 5 up comes the corn”

    The skill 4information technology is completely different you need more grey matter

  56. Phil says:

    Yeah, I saw that quote.

    The guy is the perfect elitist.

  57. Victrc says:

    Interesting

    Remember when we all were afraid of Biden and then, we’ll, we weren’t.

    Lots of stuff like this is starting to come up about Bloomberg and the commercials in Wisconsin Michigan Pa et al just wrote themselves. Elitist. Billionaire. New Yorker thinks you’re dumb just like Hillary did.

    Ironically Biden could win a number of primaries on Super Tuesday and still stay in…helping Bernie

    Does anyone know how many of Warren followers said they’d move to Bernie in previous exit polling and such

  58. jason says:

    Some of Bloomberg’s comments would make great campaign ads.

    “Anti-gun extremist Michael Bloomberg once said: “If you want to have a gun in your house, I think you’re pretty stupid.”

    Approximately 43% of Americans live in a household with a gun.

  59. jason says:

    Right, Biden staying in hurts Bloomberg for sure.

  60. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    64. This is coming from a guy with 12 bodyguards:

    “Comedian Jackie Mason on Sunday accused former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg of being a hypocrite on gun control.

    “He’s standing there with 12 bodyguards, telling you that you shouldn’t have a gun to protect you, while he has 12 guys protecting him!” Mason said on Aaron Klein’s Sunday radio show on AM 970 “The Answer.””

  61. jason says:

    Babylon Bee:

    “Struggling Biden Campaign Now Offering One Month Of Free AOL For Rally Attendance”

  62. jason says:

    Babylon Bee:

    “Bernie Sanders Frustrated With Having To Ask For Money Instead Of Just Taking It”

  63. Phil says:

    Bloomberg and Biden definitely hurt each other. They occupy the same lane and badly split that vote in a number of states on Super Tuesday – especially California and Texas which have gobs of delegates.

    If Biden can hang on and eek out a narrow victory in SC he remains viable into Super Tuesday. The Biden – Bloomberg split will enable Bernie to then walk off with a plurality of Super Tuesday delegates virtually assuring a second ballot at the convention.

    At some point after the first ballot the Super delegates jump in and are enough to take down Sanders. He sure as hell isn’t going to like that especially if it results in the nomination going to multi billionaire Bloomberg.

    It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see how all this benefits Trump in the GE. Delicious.

  64. SanDiegoCitizen says:

    52. Am not sure the trade wars were “disasterous” for Trump. It appears the economy is doing quite well, and Trump is getting strong support for his handling of the economy in the latest Gallup poll:

    “The economy. Americans’ confidence in the economy is higher than at any point in the past two decades. Similarly, national satisfaction is the highest in nearly 15 years.
    Sixty-three percent of Americans now approve of the way Trump is handling the economy, up six points from the prior reading in November. It is the highest economic approval rating not only for Trump, but for any president since George W. Bush enjoyed stratospheric job approval ratings in the first few months after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.”

  65. jason says:

    Am not sure the trade wars were “disasterous” for Trump”

    I didn’t exactly say they were disastrous for Trump.

    I said Trump was lucky he could end his idiotic trade war with China and pretend he “won”.

    The US economy is doing well despite the idiotic trade wars, not because of them.

  66. jason says:

    I should have said:

    “I said Trump was lucky he could end his disastrous trade war with China and pretend he “won”.

  67. jason says:

    I love triggering the AFL-CIO conservatives.

  68. jason says:

    Nothing triggers the protectionists, isolationist, tariff loving AFL-CIO conservatives more than showing how Trump’s disastrous trade wars have hurt the manufacturing and agricultural sectors.

    https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/trump-manufacturing-recession-us-china-trade-war-pressures-sector-2019-10-1028571949?utm_source=markets&utm_medium=ingest

  69. Victrc says:

    The wife and I were speaking and she got really angry at Bloomberg.

    She can see through his facade and said if Bloomberg really wanted to help people instead of taking down a President hat is actually doing a decent job just because he’s mean to some people and he slept with women a decade ago he could take that Billion dollars and literally give $5,000 to 200,000 families who are in desperate need. That money could make the difference for them. Give them a new start

    But no. Orange man bad and mean so we have to take him down.

    I have to say she’s right

  70. PresidentPaul! says:

    New data out of Japan indicating they are in the midst of the corona epidemic. errr actually corona just arrived there so it should take effect soon.

    GDP print out of Japan -1.6% Q/Q and a whopping -6.3% annualized – nearly double the 3.8% estimated drop

    Household Consumption plunging at an 11.5% annualized pace

  71. BayernFan says:

    My gf went off on Bloomberg too. Watching OAN just now he was apologizing for stop n frisk. She blurted out “I don’t want a president who says sorry for anything!!”

  72. mRviTO says:

    @CANCEL_SAM
    ·
    7h
    Bloomberg explaining how healthcare will “bankrupt us,” unless we deny care to the elderly.

    “If you show up with cancer & you’re 95 years old, we should say…there’s no cure, we can’t do anything.

    A young person, we should do something. Society’s not willing to do that, yet.”

  73. jason says:

    “Avenatti appeared on CNN and MSNBC 108 times between March and May of last year and 254 times across all cable and network news Between February 2018 and February 2019.”

  74. jason says:

    “If you show up with cancer & you’re 95 years old, we should say…there’s no cure, we can’t do anything.”

    If he gets cancer at 95, he can afford treatment.

  75. mRviTO says:

    Word is, NV is still on course for an Iowa style disaster.

    Bernie must still be winning.

  76. Phil says:

    I’d like to see what he’d say if the patient was 85 and the cancer was manageable. He’d probably have the same answer.

    The more we hear about this guy the worse he’s going to come across.

  77. Phil says:

    Yeah, if Nevada gets tabulated ala Iowa it’s a dead giveaway that Bernie won it.

  78. jason says:

    Predictit for President

    Trump 54% (NC)
    Sanders 27% (+1)
    Bloomberg 16% (-3)
    Biden 6% (NC)
    Mayor Butt 6% (NC)
    Klobuchar 3% (NC)

    Bernie is way overpriced at 27% to be President…