Only 12% Of Dems Want Biden To Lead The Party

  • A new AP-NORC poll out this week offered more bad news for President Joe Biden,who despite encouraging economic data, still struggles to convince Democrats he should be leading the party in 2024. Notably, the poll was conducted before Biden’s State of the Union address.
  • The poll asked U.S. adults who identify as Democrats, who “the leader of the Democratic Party is.” Given 7 possible answers, including “no one” and “no answer,” only 41 percent replied: Joe Biden. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) each came with 7 percent, while House Minority Leader Hakeem Jefferies (D-NY) received only 3 percent.
  • From there the data only went downhill for Biden, as the poll asked the same group, “Who should lead the Democratic Party?”
  • Biden received only 12 percent support, followed by Jeffries, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) — who all received 5 percent. “Other response” and “No Answer” landed with 21 percent and 37 percent respectively.
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