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Mon May 25, 2015, 04:36 PM May 2015

Taking the pulse of DU. [View all]

If the Democratic Presidential Primary was held today, for whom would you vote?

141 votes, 3 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Hillary Clinton, because her policy positions are best aligned with mine.
0 (0%)
Hillary Clinton, because I think she has the best chance to win.
3 (2%)
Hillary Clinton, for both the reasons above.
9 (6%)
Hillary Clinton, for some other reason.
0 (0%)
Bernie Sanders, because his policy positions are best aligned with mine.
101 (72%)
Bernie Sanders, because I think he has the best chance to win.
1 (1%)
Bernie Sanders, for both the reasons above.
23 (16%)
Bernie Sanders, for some other reason.
0 (0%)
Martin O'Malley
1 (1%)
3 (2%)
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Taking the pulse of DU. [View all] Scuba May 2015 OP
I Will No Longer Settle For The Lesser Of Two Corporate Evils - Go Bernie Go cantbeserious May 2015 #1
Indeed. We have a real choice this time RobertEarl May 2015 #35
I'm waiting to be called a misogynist DiverDave May 2015 #59
We also need to GO/campaign and give. nt Duval May 2015 #79
wonder what our blood pressure is olddots May 2015 #2
Speaking for myself - 100 over 70. Exilednight May 2015 #12
90 over 70, last I checked. Blue_In_AK May 2015 #22
How did all of you people get so healthy? Geez. Enthusiast May 2015 #58
Just lucky, I think. Blue_In_AK May 2015 #68
That's great! Enthusiast May 2015 #87
Sometimes. Blue_In_AK May 2015 #110
Sure sounds like a healthy diet. Enthusiast May 2015 #113
Me too. cwydro May 2015 #90
114 over76..... daleanime May 2015 #29
Geez. 125/85 Enthusiast May 2015 #60
I think it was 115/72 last time (I'm a youthful 57) Martin Eden May 2015 #63
my last one was 119/43. scared the hell out of me. what is that? nt seabeyond May 2015 #94
107 over 70. hedda_foil May 2015 #116
I would like to see a woman President and Hillary would be a fine choice lookatme May 2015 #3
Welcome to DU my friend. hrmjustin May 2015 #8
thanks lookatme May 2015 #14
My pleasure and we have a Hillary Clinton room for her supporters to discuss her and her campaign. hrmjustin May 2015 #17
So gender over policy? Just asking. (nt) ret5hd May 2015 #52
Not at all lookatme May 2015 #67
Hillary is the only democratic candidate workinclasszero May 2015 #4
That was said in 2008 and she couldn't even win the primary. AtomicKitten May 2015 #9
She tied the popular vote. hrmjustin May 2015 #10
Past is prologue. AtomicKitten May 2015 #11
Well the country sees her as a winner even if you don't. hrmjustin May 2015 #13
You do not speak for "the country." AtomicKitten May 2015 #15
Nor do you speak for the party. hrmjustin May 2015 #18
Again, deja vu. AtomicKitten May 2015 #28
Well when she is our nominee i hope all DUers do the right thing and vote for our nominee. hrmjustin May 2015 #30
"when" ... there's that presumptuous inevitably meme again AtomicKitten May 2015 #32
Do you think she will lose? hrmjustin May 2015 #33
Absolutely. If not in the primary, then in the general. AtomicKitten May 2015 #37
And you call me presumptuous. hrmjustin May 2015 #39
Wishing you a nice holiday today. AtomicKitten May 2015 #40
Be safe and have a good week. hrmjustin May 2015 #42
I think she will lose too. She gets angry and peeved and shows it in a way that does not JDPriestly May 2015 #78
She does not need to answer for her husband mistakes. hrmjustin May 2015 #80
it isn't her choice. It's the voters' choice. JDPriestly May 2015 #85
Oh please! hrmjustin May 2015 #86
"The fact that Hillary is running again shows how ambitious she is. sufrommich May 2015 #88
How much longer will some of you blame Hillary Clinton asjr May 2015 #84
I will not vote for Hillary. I do not think she has good judgment about foreign and domestic policy JDPriestly May 2015 #93
Yeah, but. She won't have to race-bait this time. So there! Enthusiast May 2015 #61
I guess you know better than the 87% of African Americans who have a favorable opinion of her. DemocratSinceBirth May 2015 #65
That's one a them imprecise unscientific polls. If you really want to know something Enthusiast May 2015 #69
The ironic thing is all the African Americans in this thread, I count five... DemocratSinceBirth May 2015 #71
Perhaps you don't know who all the PoC are on this site BrotherIvan May 2015 #95
TarHeel Dem, 1 Strong Black Man, Numbers23, D Durham, GenXer, and Mr Dixon posted in said thread DemocratSinceBirth May 2015 #96
So you didn't even pause to think before proving that you don't know BrotherIvan May 2015 #98
Don't know what... DemocratSinceBirth May 2015 #99
You are implying that every African American on DU supports Clinton BrotherIvan May 2015 #100
What I said is that polls indicate that 87% of African Americans DemocratSinceBirth May 2015 #102
I tried to give you the hint, but you just wouldn't take it BrotherIvan May 2015 #104
Here's my advice. Don't call people ignorant in real life. DemocratSinceBirth May 2015 #106
You really ought to save that for the Republicans pscot May 2015 #74
You talk big **** Bernie fan workinclasszero May 2015 #23
As far as honesty ? Hillary lost the backing of the party and MSM . orpupilofnature57 May 2015 #41
You mean the 77% of Democrats who have a favorable opinion of her... DemocratSinceBirth May 2015 #76
She ain't " Em " and Jimmy Carter was the most honest, still is . orpupilofnature57 May 2015 #114
I have voted* for and canvassed for Democrats since I was 10 DemocratSinceBirth May 2015 #115
Al D'Mato 1981, 40 yrs of voting I voted communist as a 19yr old to not elect any republican orpupilofnature57 May 2015 #117
Bernie is more dedicated to economic justice and representing ordinary people JDPriestly May 2015 #75
Bwahaha... cui bono May 2015 #25
+1 MissDeeds May 2015 #44
The above isn't anything even remotely approaching a scientifically valid poll mythology May 2015 #51
It's a scientifically precise poll. Enthusiast May 2015 #62
LMAO! leftofcool May 2015 #72
I chose "because his policy positions are best aligned with mine," woo me with science May 2015 #5
My sentiments exactly. cui bono May 2015 #27
+1000 MissDeeds May 2015 #45
This, exactly this! green917 May 2015 #82
I went with both, simply because I... 99Forever May 2015 #107
Bernie talks the talk, but I doubt he can buck the tide... TreasonousBastard May 2015 #6
I appreciate the thought, but I don't think you will get a straight answer BrotherIvan May 2015 #7
Bernie because he is the first REAL Democrat, hifiguy May 2015 #16
I would've voted for Mike Gravel in the Alaska caucus Blue_In_AK May 2015 #19
Russ Feingold. undeterred May 2015 #20
Either Clinton or O'Malley, on electability grounds, if I were American. Donald Ian Rankin May 2015 #21
I'm beginning to believe in a Bernie nomination and presidency. aikoaiko May 2015 #24
Going to vote with my heart and mind and UglyGreed May 2015 #26
I will not state my choice because it will only add to the toxic environment here. longship May 2015 #31
If it were held today, HRC. KMOD May 2015 #34
How far ? What's her stength ? orpupilofnature57 May 2015 #38
By like 50 points of more in the polls. KMOD May 2015 #43
I can't speak for touting her in ' Hillary Group ' I'm kicked out orpupilofnature57 May 2015 #49
I confident she can. KMOD May 2015 #50
Change "she" to "he" and the same could be said of Bernie. ret5hd May 2015 #53
He won't be scrutinized nearly as much as HRC, until the media starts KMOD May 2015 #55
You're kicked out too? Enthusiast May 2015 #64
She can withstand the scrutiny. DemocratSinceBirth May 2015 #73
She lost a 30 point lead in 2008! I have faith she can do worse this time. nt Logical May 2015 #57
Bernie on both counts, he knows who the enemy to Democracy is (Unchecked Greed ) orpupilofnature57 May 2015 #36
Bernie because his positions fit mine the best mvd May 2015 #46
Were the primaries to START today... OilemFirchen May 2015 #47
Why wouldn't he be on the ballot? Bryce Butler May 2015 #77
Because he'll be bounced out after Super Tuesday. OilemFirchen May 2015 #97
Withholding all consideration until either LostOne4Ever May 2015 #48
THIS POLE IS STACKED !!! Bernie's name shouldn't be included. Hoppy May 2015 #54
Poll. cwydro May 2015 #92
I didn't think it needed the sarcasm emot. Hoppy May 2015 #105
I like both for different reasons romanic May 2015 #56
Bernie Sanders madokie May 2015 #66
I really believe Bernie has a good shot Half-Century Man May 2015 #70
Bernie Sanders mike dub May 2015 #81
Undecided at this point. femmocrat May 2015 #83
The spread is greater than it appears at face value edgineered May 2015 #89
Bernie, because he speaks for me. -none May 2015 #91
Impressive Results..so far...on Memorial Day Weekend late afternoon OP! KoKo May 2015 #101
I do not look at the evil aspect, l look at the most qualified and that would be Thinkingabout May 2015 #103
Where in Scuba's OP, does it say anything about evil? Phlem May 2015 #109
I guess I read about evil in post #1 Thinkingabout May 2015 #111
Bernie (nt) bigwillq May 2015 #108
I support Bernie. stage left May 2015 #112
It's weird how there are more Bernie supporters on DU but if you read the site Cheese Sandwich Jun 2015 #118
You are a keen observer. And handful of Hillary supporters with gazillions of posts each. Scuba Jun 2015 #119
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