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Anonymous asked in Politics & GovernmentElections · 1 month ago

Why are people saying Biden is the front-runner when Bernie is out-raising him?

Bernie is outraising Biden in donations and especially small donor donations. And Bernie is attracting larger crowds. Also, if I'm not mistaken, recent polls show enthusiasm from Bernie's base is higher than enthusiasm from Biden's base. Bernie clearly has the enthusiasm on his side (who would've thought voters prefer a candidate who puts main street before wall street!), which makes him more electable in my opinion. 

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  • Daisy
    Lv 6
    1 month ago

    Having more $ does not mean that one is the front-runner.   It just means one has more $. 

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  • 1 month ago

    Biden polls higher = frontrunner

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Because Biden has been leading the polls.  Donations aren't a perfect predictor of popularity for several reasons.  First off, people don't donate the same amoutn of money so fundraising totals aren't a great prediction of votes.  Second, people who donate money are just a subset of people who will vote. 

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  • 1 month ago

    Bernie has momentum again.  Polls of the general public mean nothing right now.  They should be polling democratic delegates.  The DNC will suppress Bernie again.

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  • 1 month ago

    Money can keep you in the race, but it doesn’t guarantee the Presidency. Bernie raised an enormous amount in 2016 too. Nobody is polling enthusiasm to my knowledge, but instead are polling who is most popular across the board and that’s still Biden by a long shot. Biden 27.2, Bernie 19.2

    https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2020/pres...

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  • 1 month ago

    Bernie is toast.  Liz played the diversity candidate card on him.  

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    The polls, not money raised, is what people look at.

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  • Logan
    Lv 5
    1 month ago

    You make a good point. The only place Biden is leading is in general election poles and Sanders is closing in there as well.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    Those two are in a race to the grave - they should invite Hillary and Bill to join them.

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  • Anonymous
    1 month ago

    The media hates progressive people, it's owned by a few vicious right wing liars.

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