New York Times: Elizabeth Warren’s Working-Class Problem

“In New Hampshire — which borders parts of the North Shore — Biden leads Trump by 10 points, while Warren trails by two, according to an Emerson College poll.”

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Is Andrew Yang Eligible to Appear on ‘SNL’?

“This week an Emerson College Poll finds Mr. Yang running well behind the leaders but ahead of Sen. Kamala Harris in her own state of California”

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CBS News: 2020 Daily Trail Markers

A new poll from Emerson College shows Andrew Yang leading Senator Kamala Harris in Harris’ home state. CBS News 2020 campaign reporter Nicole Sganga joins CBSN to discuss recent momentum in Yang’s campaign.


The Hill: California poll: Biden, Sanders lead Democratic field; Harris takes fifth

“Senator Kamala Harris is in trouble in her home state. If she is unable to gain momentum in Iowa or New Hampshire, come Super Tuesday she might have a similar fate to Sen. Marco Rubio in 2016, when he was unable to win his home state of Florida and dropped out of the race,” Emerson Polling Director Spencer Kimball said, referring to Rubio’s 2016 loss to President Trump in Florida’s Republican presidential primary.


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Vox: Trump is trying to discredit recent polls because he’s losing in nearly all of them

“A September 10 poll of New Hampshire voters from Emerson Polling finds even lesser-known candidates like entrepreneur Andrew Yang defeating the president by a comfortable margin. And the ABC-Washington Post poll finds Americans preferring the top Democratic candidates (Joe Biden, Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders, and Kamala Harris) to Trump by double-digit margins.”

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Wall Street Journal: Pete Buttigieg Is Losing Momentum Nationally, Poll Finds

A new survey from Emerson Polling released Tuesday shows the South Bend, Ind., mayor at 3% among Democratic primary voters and caucus-goers, trailing former Vice President Joe Biden, Sens. Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris, and even entrepreneur and political neophyte Andrew Yang. Though well within the margin of error, Mr. Yang’s 1-point edge over Mr. Buttigieg marks the first time he ranked above him in Emerson’s national polls.

In a hypothetical matchup with President Trump, the survey showed Mr. Buttigieg with 49% among registered voters compared with Mr. Trump’s 51%. Of the five candidates tested against the president, only Mr. Biden had a statistically significant lead of 54-46.

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Rolling Stone: Joe Biden’s Lead is Sizable (But Shrinking) in New National Poll

Though the 7-point gap between Biden and Sanders may seem like a comfortable margin, Emerson’s latest poll is yet another sign that Biden’s stranglehold on the primary may be weakening. Not only did Biden’s support drop 2 percentage points from the last time Emerson conducted a national poll in late July, Sanders gained 4 percentage points, closing the gap from 13 percentage points to 7 in less than a month.

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FiveThirtyEight: Forget ‘Lanes.’ The Democratic Primary Is A Whole Freaking Transit System.

Emerson College, in its national polls, has broken out results based on who Democrats said they supported four years ago. Since the sample sizes are a bit small, I combined the last two Emerson national polls, which were conducted in early and late July, respectively.

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Dallas Morning News/Emerson Poll: Biden leads O’Rourke in Texas presidential primary, race against Sen. John Cornyn wide open


A new poll has former Vice President Joe Biden leading Beto O’Rourke in the Texas presidential primary and toppling Donald Trump in a head-to-head showdown.

The survey, conducted by Emerson College for The Dallas Morning News,signals that even with two favorite sons in race, Lone Star State voters want a familiar face as their nominee.

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, the 2016 runner-up to Hillary Clinton for the party’s nomination, was third with 16% and the only other Democrat beating Trump in the general election.

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FiveThirtyEight: ‘The Squad’ Probably Doesn’t Have To Worry About Primary Challengers

Then, last weekend, Emerson College found even worse numbers for the four. For example, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez had a -17 net favorability rating (30 percent approval rating minus a 47 percent disapproval rating) among registered voters after scoring just a -3 net favorability rating among registered voters in the Economist/YouGov poll. Rep. Ilhan Omar also had a -21 net favorability rating in the Emerson poll (-7 in the Economist/YouGov one). Rep. Rashida Tlaib had a -16 net favorability rating per Emerson and -5 per the Economist/YouGov. Finally, Rep. Ayanna Pressley, the least well-known of the four, had a -11 net favorability rating in the Emerson survey and a -4 net favorability rating in the Economist/YouGov one.

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