Pete Buttigieg Leading in Latest Polls in Both Iowa and New Hampshire

By CNSNews.com Staff | December 26, 2019 | 12:41pm EST
Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind., and former Vice President Joe Biden at the Democratic presidential debate in Los Angeles, Dec. 19, 2019. (Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)
Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind., and former Vice President Joe Biden at the Democratic presidential debate in Los Angeles, Dec. 19, 2019. (Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

(CNSNews.com) - Pete Buttigieg, the mayor of South Bend, Ind., is leading the Democratic presidential field in the latest polls conducted in both Iowa and New Hampshire.

Iowa will conduct the first-in-the nation caucus for the Democratic presidential nomination on February 3 and New Hampshire will conduct the first-in-the nation primary on February 11.

The latest Iowa caucus poll was conducted by Iowa State University from Dec. 12-16. It surveyed 632 likely Democratic Caucus attendees.

In that survey, 24 percent said they would vote for Buttigieg; 21 percent said they would vote for Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont; 18 percent said they would vote for Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts; 15 percent said they would vote for former Vice President Joe Biden; and 4 percent said they would vote for Sen. Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota.

The margin of error in this poll was +/-4.9 percent.

The latest New Hampshire primary poll was conducted by MassINC Polling Group for WBUR, which describes itself as “Boston’s NPR news station. It surveyed 442 likely voters.

In that poll, 18 percent said they would vote for Buttigieg; 17 percent said they would vote for Biden; 15 percent said they would vote for Sanders; 12 percent said they would vote for Warren; 5 percent said they would vote for Rep. Tulsi Gabbard of Hawaii; and 5 percent said they would vote for Andrew Yang.

The margin of error in the New Hampshire poll was +/- 4.7 percent.





 

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