Bloomberg has 3% support in new poll, tied with Harris

Bloomberg has 3% support in new poll, tied with Harris
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A new Reuters-Ipsos poll shows that if former New York Mayor Michael BloombergMichael BloombergFormer Bloomberg staffer seeks class-action lawsuit over layoffs Bloomberg spent over 0M on presidential campaign The Hill's Campaign Report: Officials in spotlight over coronavirus response MORE was to formally enter the Democratic primary race, he would be tied nationally with Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala Devi HarrisEnlisting tech to fight coronavirus sparks surveillance fears Biden says his administration could help grow 'bench' for Democrats Is Texas learning to love ObamaCare? MORE (D-Calif.)

Released Friday, the national poll shows Bloomberg and Harris tied at 3 percent. Ahead of them is South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegButtigieg launches new PAC to aid down-ballot candidates HuffPost political reporter on why Bernie fell way behind Biden Economists fear slow pace of testing will prolong recession MORE at 6 percent, Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenDemocrats seize on Trump's firing of intelligence community watchdog Biden says his administration could help grow 'bench' for Democrats Overnight Health Care: CDC recommends face coverings in public | Resistance to social distancing sparks new worries | Controversy over change of national stockpile definition | McConnell signals fourth coronavirus bill MORE (D-Mass.) at 13 percent, and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenSome Sanders top allies have urged him to withdraw from 2020 race: report Sunday shows preview: As coronavirus spreads in the U.S., officials from each sector of public life weigh in Trump defends firing of intel watchdog, calling him a 'disgrace' MORE and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSome Sanders top allies have urged him to withdraw from 2020 race: report We're at war and need wartime institutions to keep our economy producing what's necessary Larry David: Bernie Sanders should drop out of 2020 race MORE (I-Vt.) leading the pack at 19 percent each.

The 77-year-old billionaire had filed to appear on Democratic primary ballots in Alabama and Arkansas, but has yet to formally announce his bid. A Bloomberg representative declined Reuters request for comment.

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The poll, conducted Nov. 12-14, did not include former Massachusetts Gov. Deval PatrickDeval PatrickTop Democratic super PACs team up to boost Biden Andrew Yang endorses Biden in 2020 race Deval Patrick backs Biden MORE who formally announced his campaign Thursday.

Bloomberg will have to work on his name recognition if he wants to secure the Democratic presidential nomination, as the poll showed that only 6 percent of poll respondents and 49 percent of Democrats were familiar with Bloomberg.

Even among Democratic voters who do know Bloomberg, only 57 percent view him favorably, which is below where the race's presumed front-runners are polling, according to Reuters.