Poll: New Hampshire voters concerned about Warren's electability

Poll: New Hampshire voters concerned about Warren's electability
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Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenZuckerberg launches public defense of Facebook as attacks mount Warren, Yang fight over automation divides experts Warren says making Israel aid conditional on settlement building is 'on the table' MORE's (D-Mass.) 2020 presidential bid is weighed down by concerns about her electability, according to a new poll of New Hampshire voters.

The Suffolk University poll released Tuesday found that 18 percent of respondents who support one of Warren's primary opponents say they doubt she could defeat President TrumpDonald John TrumpZuckerberg launches public defense of Facebook as attacks mount Trump leaning toward keeping a couple hundred troops in eastern Syria: report Warren says making Israel aid conditional on settlement building is 'on the table' MORE in a head-to-head match-up.

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Just 9 percent of voters polled said that Warren's policies were "too liberal" for them to support.

The poll found that Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenZuckerberg launches public defense of Facebook as attacks mount Graham: 'Stupid' for Trump to ask China to investigate Biden Romney: Republicans don't criticize Trump because they fear it will help Warren MORE is largely seen as the Democrat with the best chance against Trump, with 35 percent ranking him as the strongest candidate. Thirteen percent said Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersWarren says making Israel aid conditional on settlement building is 'on the table' Warren says she will unveil plan to finance 'Medicare for All' Ocasio-Cortez says endorsing Sanders early is 'the most authentic decision' she could make MORE (I-Vt.) would be the strongest candidate against Trump.

“Most Democratic primary voters are so focused on replacing Trump, politically, that they’re willing to compromise for someone whose feet will be held to the progressive fire,” David Paleologos, the poll's director, told Boston.com.

The Massachusetts senator earlier this week surged to second place in a Quinnipiac University national poll of the race, after finishing fifth in the same survey in March.

Warren also rose to third place, passing South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegSunday shows — Mulvaney seeks to tamp down firestorm over quid pro quo comments, Doral decision Buttigieg says he wasn't comfortable with Clinton attack on Gabbard Buttigieg: Trump undermining US credibility 'is going to cost us for years and years' MORE (D) in a Morning Consult poll this week after placing fifth in a previous poll.

Warren has lagged behind other challengers such as Sanders and Biden in terms of fundraising, with her campaign announcing $6 million in donations last quarter.