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kentuck

(111,111 posts)
Fri Feb 28, 2020, 08:04 PM Feb 2020

Which candidate, now in the race, do you think would inspire the most voter turnout in November?

Last edited Fri Feb 28, 2020, 08:35 PM - Edit history (1)


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Joe Biden
14 (42%)
Elizabeth Warren
5 (15%)
Pete Buttigieg
3 (9%)
Mike Bloomberg
1 (3%)
Bernie Sanders
9 (27%)
Amy Klobuchar
1 (3%)
Tom Steyer
0 (0%)
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Disclaimer: This is an Internet poll
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
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The Velveteen Ocelot

(116,203 posts)
1. Your poll is confusing. You ask which candidate do you think would inspire the most
Fri Feb 28, 2020, 08:08 PM
Feb 2020

voter turnout, then you ask what quality would cause people to support your candidate - but without listing options. What are you actually asking?

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

kentuck

(111,111 posts)
5. It would be intangibles.
Fri Feb 28, 2020, 08:27 PM
Feb 2020

Not able to see or touch.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

The Velveteen Ocelot

(116,203 posts)
6. But they aren't incorporated in the poll, making it impossible to answer.
Fri Feb 28, 2020, 08:32 PM
Feb 2020
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

kentuck

(111,111 posts)
7. Inspiration.
Fri Feb 28, 2020, 08:34 PM
Feb 2020

Which will inspire voters to come out?

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

The Velveteen Ocelot

(116,203 posts)
9. Then put it in the poll itself. Otherwise the poll won't give you the answers you want.
Fri Feb 28, 2020, 08:39 PM
Feb 2020
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

kentuck

(111,111 posts)
11. It seems like a simple question?
Fri Feb 28, 2020, 08:48 PM
Feb 2020

Which will inspire the most voters to the polls?

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

PETRUS

(3,678 posts)
2. This isn't exactly what you're asking.
Fri Feb 28, 2020, 08:11 PM
Feb 2020

But I think the individual that will have the biggest impact on turnout is Trump - among Democratic and Democratic-leaning voters, he inspires more fear and loathing than run of the mill Republicans (with good reason).

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
 

SWBTATTReg

(22,366 posts)
3. Good points and you're right, rump. We'll support in the end whomever our candidate is,
Fri Feb 28, 2020, 08:18 PM
Feb 2020

w/ the ultimate goal of taking back the Senate and Executive branches of government and build up more of a lead in the House. rump and his idiotic ranting and raving is one of the best campaign slogans for democratic candidates across the board. We're actually stepping forward w/ solutions to problems this Country has, and when compared to rump, who uses his gutter mouth to knock down everyone no matter what they are or stand for, there will be no surprises in Nov. 2020. rump will be gone and finished. Thanks god.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

PETRUS

(3,678 posts)
4. That's one of the reason's I'm sporting an "undecided" icon.
Fri Feb 28, 2020, 08:24 PM
Feb 2020

My biggest consideration is "not Trump," and although I do prefer some candidates over others, I'm fine with most of them. I'll cast a ballot in my state's primary when it's time, and I suppose I should be open about who got my vote when that happens, but in the meantime I'd rather not get caught up in all the internal sniping. We're all on the same team here at DU, or at least we should be.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
 

SWBTATTReg

(22,366 posts)
12. I changed my preferences several times, it's hard to choose, but my biggest ...
Sat Feb 29, 2020, 12:15 PM
Feb 2020

priority is (1) rid of rump (2) best democratic candidate. I noticed that the internal sniping can get pretty sharp so I stay out of it (all of it) for if I even try to say anything about any candidate, wham! You're slammed from both sides (and you're right, we are on the same team), sometimes I wonder since a lot of times, I don't feel open enough to communicate my choice(s) of candidates, or the pros or cons, etc.

It can and has been nasty and to be frank, I've been pretty disappointed, not that anyone cares, but it does matter to me (the disappointment). Some topics too are this sensitive. As though the legislation is already written and being voted on in the House of Rep and Senate right NOW! It's that hyper with some on some issues. By the time any issue or agenda item goes through all of these 535 people, the lobby people, the president, any bill has been probably modified totally and doesn't remotely look like as it began.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

PETRUS

(3,678 posts)
13. Yes to all of that.
Sat Feb 29, 2020, 07:32 PM
Feb 2020

We'll get through it!

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
 

SWBTATTReg

(22,366 posts)
14. Absolutely! I like your positive attitude!! Take care!
Sat Feb 29, 2020, 07:38 PM
Feb 2020
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

kentuck

(111,111 posts)
8. Edited to lessen confusion.
Fri Feb 28, 2020, 08:37 PM
Feb 2020

At this moment, it appears that Joe Biden would inspire the most voters to go to the poll.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden
 

LenaW

(51 posts)
10. That statement needs a hell of a lot of qualifiers
Fri Feb 28, 2020, 08:41 PM
Feb 2020

You can't draw that conclusion from a poll with this methodology.

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided
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