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Poll: Majority of Dems want 'someone entirely new' to run in 2020

Poll: Majority of Dems want 'someone entirely new' to run in 2020
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A majority of Democratic and independent voters want an entirely new name to compete for the Democratic Party's 2020 presidential nominee, according to a new poll.

A USA Today/Suffolk University poll released Wednesday found 66 percent of Democrats and independents chose “someone entirely new” from a list of possible contenders for the Democratic nomination in 2020. Of those surveyed, just 9 percent said that an unknown individual should not run.

Vice President Biden and Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersSirota: Biden has not fulfilled campaign promise of combating union-busting tactics Democratic senators call on Biden to support waiving vaccine patents Progressives put Democrats on defense MORE (I-Vt.) were the next-most popular choices. Forty-four percent of Democrats and independents said they would want Biden to run. Thirty-one percent said they would not want him to run.

The poll found 44 percent also said they would be excited to have Sanders take another shot at the Democratic nomination, while 38 percent would not want him to run.

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The poll found 34 percent of voters want Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenPoll: 56 percent say wealth tax is part of solution to inequality Democratic senators call on Biden to support waiving vaccine patents Democrats reintroduce bill to block US from using nuclear weapons first MORE (D-Mass.) to run for the nomination, with 27 percent saying she shouldn’t run.

If they ran for president, Biden would be 78 years old when sworn into office, Sanders would be 79 and Warren would be 71.

Trump, who will be the oldest president when he takes office, is 70.

The poll also included Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonPelosi on power in DC: 'You have to seize it' Cuba readies for life without Castro Chelsea Clinton: Pics of Trump getting vaccinated would help him 'claim credit' MORE on the list of possible choices for 2020. The poll found 22 percent would be excited to have Clinton return to challenge Donald TrumpDonald TrumpFreedom Caucus member condemns GOP group pushing 'Anglo-Saxon political traditions' MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell's new free speech site to ban certain curse words Secret Facebook groups of special operations officers include racist comments, QAnon posts: report MORE, but nearly 62 said she shouldn’t bother running.

The national poll by USA Today and Suffolk University surveyed 626 registered voters who identify as Democrats or independents from Dec. 14 to 18. The margin of error is 3.9 percentage points.