18 Feb Nevada, Virginia – Sanders, Bloomberg Top National Numbers – Tuesday Trivia
Your Daily Polling Update for Tuesday, February 18
TRUMP JOB APPROVAL: AVERAGE 46%
Up 1 from yesterday
RON’S COMMENT: Today’s average is based on three polls, ranging from 44% (Reuters) to 49% (Rasmussen). The third poll has it at 45%…. President Trump’s disapproval rating averages 52% today (-1 from yesterday), which is 6 points higher than his approval rating.
NATIONAL: DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION
Among Democratic primary voters nationwide
Bernie Sanders: 31%
RON’S COMMENT: In this national poll, Sanders is pulling away from the pack, with Bloomberg rising to second place.
DEMOCRATIC PRIMARIES & CAUCUSES
Among Democratic voters in each state
RON’S COMMENT: Sanders is well ahead in this Nevada sampling––with a traffic jam for second and third place. If Biden runs fourth or worse, it would be another serious blow to his candidacy.
RON’S COMMENT: Sanders and Bloomberg are tied for first place in Virginia with Biden third. Buttigieg and Klobuchar are battling for fourth. Warren has fallen out of contention.
Which Democrat won the 2008 and 2016 Nevada presidential caucuses?
(See answer below)
Presidential job rating average based on recent nationwide polls.
NATIONAL: DEMOCRATIC NOMINATION: NPR/PBS/Marist, Feb. 13-16
NEVADA: Data for Progress (D), Feb. 12-15
VIRGINIA: Monmouth, Feb. 13-16
Hillary Clinton. She won both the 2008 and 2016 Nevada Democratic caucuses.
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