Beto O’Rourke Tops Biden, Bernie in MoveOn’s 2020 Straw Poll

Breitbart | 12/11/2018 | Staff
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Rep. Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX) topped former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) in an early presidential straw poll conducted by progressive advocacy group, NBC News reported Tuesday.

15.6 percent of participants reportedly selected O’Rourke, while 14.9 percent chose Biden. Sanders, who MoveOn supported over Hillary Clinton in the 2016 Democrat presidential primary, garnered 13.1 percent of the poll vote.

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According to the poll, 29 percent of respondents stated they were undecided as to who they will support or desired someone outside the 30-plus possible candidates listed.

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The three men were followed by Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., who garnered 10 percent support, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., with 6.4 percent. Meanwhile, Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., Cory Booker, D-N.J., and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg were each selected by about 3 percent of members.

MoveOn, which was founded during Bill Clinton’s presidency, is one of the largest progressive online organizing groups with millions of members across the country, so its endorsement has been coveted in the past.

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This year, the group plans to hold a series of events in early presidential nominating states as part of its endorsement process, which is ultimately decided by a vote of its members.

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