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Klobuchar moves up in Iowa poll of 2020 Dems

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharHillicon Valley: Biden calls on Facebook to change political speech rules | Dems demand hearings after Georgia election chaos | Microsoft stops selling facial recognition tech to police Democrats demand Republican leaders examine election challenges after Georgia voting chaos Harris grapples with defund the police movement amid veep talk MORE (D-Minn.) has moved up in an Iowa poll of potential 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, coming in as the fourth most-popular contender with the support of 10 percent of respondents, according to a Focus on Rural America poll first obtained by Politico. 

Klobuchar came in after former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenHillicon Valley: Biden calls on Facebook to change political speech rules | Dems demand hearings after Georgia election chaos | Microsoft stops selling facial recognition tech to police Trump finalizing executive order calling on police to use ‘force with compassion’ The Hill’s Campaign Report: Biden campaign goes on offensive against Facebook MORE, who received 30 percent; Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersThe Hill’s 12:30 Report: Milley apologizes for church photo-op Harris grapples with defund the police movement amid veep talk Biden courts younger voters — who have been a weakness MORE (I-Vt.), who received 13 percent; and former Senate candidate Rep. Beto O’RourkeBeto O’RourkeBiden will help close out Texas Democrats’ virtual convention: report O’Rourke on Texas reopening: ‘Dangerous, dumb and weak’ Parties gear up for battle over Texas state House MORE (D-Texas), who received 11 percent. 

O’Rourke and Klobuchar were new entries to the Focus on Rural America poll, which circulated without their names in September.

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The poll found that Biden’s support dropped, from 37 percent in September to 30 percent in December. 

The poll surveyed Iowa voters likely to attend the Democratic presidential caucus in 2020. 

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenWarren, Democrats urge Trump to back down from veto threat over changing Confederate-named bases OVERNIGHT DEFENSE: Joint Chiefs chairman says he regrets participating in Trump photo-op | GOP senators back Joint Chiefs chairman who voiced regret over Trump photo-op | Senate panel approves 0B defense policy bill Trump on collision course with Congress over bases with Confederate names MORE (D-Mass.) took a significant hit, dropping from 16 percent support in September to 9 percent in December. 

The other potential candidates to receive more than 2 to 3 percent were Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisRand Paul introduces bill to end no-knock warrants The Hill’s Campaign Report: Biden campaign goes on offensive against Facebook McEnany says Juneteenth is a very ‘meaningful’ day to Trump MORE (D-Calif.), with 7 percent support, and Sen. Cory BookerCory Anthony BookerRand Paul introduces bill to end no-knock warrants Black lawmakers unveil bill to remove Confederate statues from Capitol Harris grapples with defund the police movement amid veep talk MORE (D-N.J.), with 6 percent. 

Majorities of Iowa caucus-goers said they are seeking a candidate who will take the lead in the fight against climate change (90 percent), heal divisions in the U.S. (87 percent), and address the “high cost of living” (85 percent). 

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Only 30 percent of those surveyed who said they caucused for Sanders in 2016 said they will stay with him in 2020. A majority say they are interested in campaigning for other Democratic candidates. 

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Klobuchar and Biden found the most support from those who caucused for former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWhite House accuses Biden of pushing ‘conspiracy theories’ with Trump election claim Biden courts younger voters — who have been a weakness Trayvon Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton qualifies to run for county commissioner in Florida MORE in 2016. 

The Focus on Rural America poll surveyed 500 registered voters in Iowa who said they were likely to participate in the Democratic presidential caucus in 2020. The interviews were conducted between Dec. 10-11 with a margin of error of plus or minus 4.4 percentage points.

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