A brand new ballot from UC Berkely finds California voters don’t need President Biden to hunt one other time period and contemplate Gov. Gavin Newsom a prime contender for the 2024 Democratic presidential nomination.
The Berkeley IGS Ballot launched Friday discovered that 61% of voters oppose a second Biden time period, and 25% of Democratic main voters picked Newsom as both their first or second alternative ought to Biden not run.
“Regardless of denials that he’ll grow to be a candidate for president in 2024, Gov. Newsom emerges as one of many main contenders in his house state ought to Biden not run,” in line with the pollsters.
Sen. Bernie Sanders and Vice President Kamala Harris tied for second alternative amongst California Democratic voters at 18% every.
Donald Trump fared even worse than Biden, with 71% of voters polled opposing a 3rd race by the previous President. However amongst simply Republican voters, who’re a minority within the state, Trump is the 2-to-1 favourite.
The ballot was carried out on-line in English and Spanish Aug. 9-15 amongst a random pattern of 9,254 registered voters throughout California.