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Poll: Wide Margin Of Democratic Voters Favor Harris For Running Mate

L-R Sens. Kamala Harris (D-CA, Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)

A new Monmouth University poll shows Democrats favor Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) as former Vice President Joe Biden’s running mate by a wide margin.

Of the 2,240 Democratic primary voters surveyed:

• 28% favor Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA)

• 13% named Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)

• 12% supported Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) who took herself out of the running last night

• 10% gave the nod to former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams

• 7% favor Florida Congresswoman Val Demings

• 2% support former National Security Adviser Susan Rice

Among Biden’s primary voters, 33% said they prefer Harris. Among Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) voters, Warren was favored by 22% while Harris is at 18%.

Also notable from the poll, 59% say having a woman of color on the ticket improves the chances of winning in November.

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