Quinnipiac Poll finds Iowa Caucuses ‘up for grabs’

first_imgDES MOINES — A new poll shows the Democratic presidential race in Iowa is close, with “a crowded field of front-runners.”The Quinnipiac University poll of likely Iowa Caucus-goers found a cluster of four candidates at the top with Elizabeth Warren in first place at 20%, Pete Buttigieg in second with 19%, Bernie Sanders in third at 17%, and Joe Biden in 4th with 15%.The poll was conducted from October 30 through November 5 and has a margin of error of +/- 4.5%.A Quinnipiac University polling analyst said the survey results show the race is “up for grabs” and “very fluid.” Half of likely Caucus-goers who expressed support for a candidate say they may change their minds before February 3rd.Only seven percent of the Iowans surveyed said “experience in public office” was the most important quality they’re looking for in a candidate. The upper-most concern — expressed by a third of those polled — was the ability to win next year’s General Election.Amy Klobuchar received the support of 5 percent of those polled, followed by Kamala Harris at 4 percent. Three candidates — Tom Steyer, Tulsi Gabbard and Andrew Yang — got 3 percent.Read more about the poll results here.last_img

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