|Sen. Bernie Sanders (L) and Mayor Pete Buttigieg (R)
A new poll from Emerson shows the ‘Bernie bros’ aren’t quite down on solidarity with the Democrats ‘no matter what.’
of the new survey shows 26% of Bernie supporters say they would vote for Donald Trump over Sen. Elizabeth Warren should she clinch the Democratic nomination.
Similarly, while 100% of Mayor Pete Buttigieg’s supporters say they would vote for Bernie should he prevail as the Democratic nominee, only 79% of Sanders supporters say they would support Buttigieg in a general election against Trump.
The Emerson poll is the first to show Sanders getting more support than former Vice President Joe Biden, who has seen his numbers slip a bit of late.
Sanders got 29% support, followed by Biden at 24% and then Buttigieg at 9%.
Harris and Beto O’Rourke garnered 8% and Warren just 7%.
“While still early in the nominating process, it looks like Mayor Pete is the candidate capturing voters’ imagination; the numbers had him at 0 percent in mid-February, 3 percent in March and now at 9 percent in April,” wrote Director of Emerson Polling Spencer Kimball said of the results.