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UMass Amherst/WCVB Poll: African American voters seeking candidate who can beat Trump

With African American voters expected to be key in determining who wins the Democratic presidential nomination, an exclusive UMass Amherst/WCVB poll finds that former Vice President Joe Biden is the favorite among African American voters in Super Tuesday states. 

In the poll of 500 registered, likely Democratic African American voters living in the 14 states, 33% would back Biden if their state’s primary were held today. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders received 23%, followed by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg at 15% and Massachusetts Sen. Elizbeth Warren at 14%. Read more full article here or watch the vidoe here (WCVB, 02/27/2020).

All polls can be found here: UMass Poll.

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