Updated Data 04/07/2020
Political Intelligence
The 2020 U.S. Election

On a daily basis, Morning Consult is surveying over 5,000 registered voters across the United States on the 2020 presidential election. Every week, we’ll update this page with the latest survey data, offering an in-depth guide to how the race for the White House is shaping up.

Who’s Leading the Democratic Primary

The figures are broken out among Democratic primary voters nationwide and 14 other demographics.

1
Joe Biden Former Vice President
61%
2
Bernie Sanders U.S. Senator
36%
Someone else
3%
Tracking The Democratic Primary Field Over Time

Hover over or click each line to track how support for candidates has changed week to week.

Created with Highcharts 6.2.0Among Democratic VotersJanuary 13, 201924-Mar2-Jun11-Aug20-Oct29-Dec15-Mar0%20%40%60%80%
Tracking Name Recognition and Favorability Among Democratic Primary Voters

Respondents were asked whether they had a favorable impression of each of the following, and also had the option of saying they hadn’t heard of that person or had no opinion about them. Candidates are ordered by name recognition, and in the case of a tie, alphabetically by last name.

Favorable
Heard Of, No Opinion
Never Heard Of
Unfavorable
Joe Biden Former Vice President
76% 4% 1% 20%
Bernie Sanders U.S. Senator
73% 4% 1% 22%
Hypothetical General-Election Matchups

All registered voters were asked whom they would vote for if the 2020 presidential election were held today, each of the following or President Trump.

Democrat
Undecided
Donald Trump
Joe Biden Former Vice President
46% 12% 42%
Donald Trump
Bernie Sanders U.S. Senator
45% 12% 43%
Donald Trump
Methodology

About Morning Consult Political Intelligence

On a daily basis, Morning Consult surveys over 5,000 registered voters across the United States. Along with 2020 presidential election data, Political Intelligence tracks the approval ratings for all governors, senators, House members, the president, and more at the national, state and congressional district level.

Each week, we will release a report with the most important findings on the 2020 election. Sign up to receive that report in your inbox here.

Results from the most recent update

This page was last updated on April 7, 2020.

Our latest results are based on 30,985 surveys with registered voters, including 13,346 surveys with Democratic primary voters, conducted March 30 through April 5, 2020. The interviews were conducted online, and the data were weighted to approximate a target sample of registered voters based on age, race/ethnicity, gender, educational attainment, and region.

Our Democratic primary results are reported using interviews with registered voters who indicated they may vote in the Democratic primary or caucus in their state. Those who say they don’t know or have no opinion are asked to pick a candidate they are leaning toward. Results are reported among first choice and those who lean toward a candidate. The responses among all Democratic primary voters have a margin of error of plus or minus 1 percentage point.

The “Hypothetical General-Election Matchups” section displays responses among all registered voters — not just those who indicated they may vote in the Democratic primary or caucus in their state — and those matchups also have a margin of error of plus or minus 1 point.

In the case of a tie, candidates are ordered alphabetically by last name.

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