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A Survey of Democratic Primary Voters - January 11, 2018

1. Are you registered to vote at your current address?

Yes 100%

2. Generally speaking, do you consider yourself a Democrat, a Republican, or something else?

Democrat 100%
Republican 0%
Something else 0%

3. Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Joe Biden?

Very favorable 47%
Somewhat favorable 29%
Neutral 14%
Somewhat unfavorable 2%
Very unfavorable 2%
Not sure 5%

4. Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Hillary Clinton?

Very favorable 26%
Somewhat favorable 39%
Neutral 15%
Somewhat unfavorable 4%
Very unfavorable 5%
Not sure 1%

5. Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Bernie Sanders?

Very favorable 39%
Somewhat favorable 28%
Neutral 19%
Somewhat unfavorable 7%
Very unfavorable 3%
Not sure 4%

6. Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Elizabeth Warren?

Very favorable 38%
Somewhat favorable 20%
Neutral 21%
Somewhat unfavorable 4%
Very unfavorable 1%
Not sure 15%

7. Do you have a favorable or unfavorable impression of Oprah Winfrey?

Very favorable 37%
Somewhat favorable 30%
Neutral 21%
Somewhat unfavorable 7%
Very unfavorable 4%
Not sure 1%

8. If the 2020 Democratic presidential primary were being held today, and the candidates were those listed below, for whom would you vote?

Joe Biden 26%
Elizabeth Warren 18%
Oprah Winfrey 20%
Bernie Sanders 21%
Someone else / not sure 15%

9. For statistical purposes only, what is your race?

African-American 11%
White 70%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 3%
Prefer not to say 6%

10. What is your highest level of education?

Less than a high school diploma 1%
High school diploma 8%
Some college 20%
College graduate 38%
Post-college degree 32%
Prefer not to say 1%

11. What is your age?

18-29 13%
30-44 22%
45-60 33%
60+ 32%

12. What is your gender?

Male 38%
Female 62%

345 interviews among registered Democratic voters were conducted January 10-11, 2018 via online survey, nationwide. The results were weighted to ensure proportional response.
Margin of error for these results is +/- 5%.
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Our surveys used random digit dialing (RDD) to respondents culled from a list of voters who have shown some history of voting.  Surveys were conducted via Interactive Voice Response (IVR) over the course of several consecutive days.  The raw response data was weighted to historical voter turnout quotas for age and gender to ensure proportional response.  The overall margin of error (MOE) for each poll is approximately +/- 4% at a 95% confidence interval, with a larger MOE for split-sample questions. 

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Kim Alfano

Kim Alfano is the President and CEO of Alfano Communications. Since starting her firm in 1990, Kim's become one of the country's leading Republican media strategists.

Brad Anderson

Former Iowa state director for President Barack Obama and Democratic nominee for Iowa Secretary of State in 2014. Anderson has worked on local, national and international campaigns since 1997.

John Del Cecato

Partner at AKPD Message & Media. John has worked at the highest levels of Democratic politics for more than two decades.

John Davis

Former Congressional Chief of Staff with over a decade of experience on Capitol Hill. Davis has worked on local and national campaigns across the country since 1999.

David Kochel

Owner of Redwave Communications, David has more than 30 years of political and public affairs experience serving as a senior consultant to many successful Republican and corporate clients across the country.