Yang qualifies for New Hampshire debate stage

Yang qualifies for New Hampshire debate stage
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Presidential candidate Andrew YangAndrew YangAndrew Yang condemns attacks against Asian Americans Dozens of famous men support ,400 monthly payments for mothers for 'unpaid labor at home' Yang intervenes after man threatened with metal pole on Staten Island Ferry MORE has qualified for the New Hampshire debate stage, earning a spot after failing to make the cut for January’s Iowa debate.

The entrepreneur reached the polling threshold with two separate surveys Sunday that allow him to take the stage Feb. 7 for the New Hampshire debate held by ABC News, WMUR-TV and Apple News, Politico confirmed

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To get on the debate stage in New Hampshire, candidates need to get 5 percent in four polls approved by the Democratic National Committee or 7 percent in two polls in New Hampshire, Nevada or South Carolina. 

The entrepreneur had already reached the donor requirements for the debate stage, but passed the survey threshold with The Washington Post/ABC national poll and the CNN/University of New Hampshire poll.

The Washington Post/ABC poll ranked Yang at 7 percent among Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents. The CNN/University of New Hampshire poll showed the candidate at 5 percent support in the Granite State.

The national poll showed Biden at 28 percent, Sanders at 24 percent and Warren at 11 percent. Sanders led the New Hampshire poll with 25 percent, followed by Biden with 16 percent and Buttigieg with 15 percent. 

The Washington Post/ABC poll surveyed 388 Democrats and Democratic-leaning independents nationally between Jan. 20 and 23. The margin of error was 6 percentage points.

The CNN/University of New Hampshire poll surveyed 516 Democratic primary voters in New Hampshire between Jan. 15 and 23 and had a margin of error of 4.3 percentage points.