The Iowa Caucuses are scheduled to take place on Monday. The Democratic voters will choose their preferred candidate for the run-up to the Presidential elections. Donald Trump enjoys 88% popularity in his Republican party and as such will remain the Presidential nominee. As for the Democratic party, there are 11 people still in the race.
The state of Iowa comprises of 90% white Americans as compared to 72% as a whole. As such, voting patterns in the State is different from the rest of the country.
As per the latest Emerson College polls, Democratic socialist Bernie Sanders leads the Iowa Caucus with 28% support. He is followed by Former Vice President Joe Biden with 21% support. Surprisingly, the vocal Elizabeth Warren is fourth in the race with 14% support.
The 78-year-old Bernie Sanders who lost to Hillary Clinton in 2016 Presidential Elections as the Democratic party nominee is banking on his team and his fortunes. A win in Iowa can help Sanders gain momentum, as was the case with Jimmy Carter in 1976.
As for Elizabeth Warren, she said on Friday night, “You know what I love best about them (members of Congress)? They prove that kickass women win. 2020 is not 2016.” Even though the support for her candidature had declined in the past few months, she had been clear in her message that Donald Trump remains the “singular threat” for the United States.
Despite being 2nd in the lead for the Iowa Caucuses, Joe Bidden’s problems are far from over. Iowa Senator Joni Ernst warned on Sunday that Biden could be impeached by the Republican Party over shady Ukraine deals if he at all makes to the White House.