Survey of Likely 2020 Democratic Primary Voters/ Caucus-Goers in Five Early States

A poll conducted of Democratic primary voters in California, Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada, and South Carolina finds: 

  • Addressing the climate crisis is a top tier issue for Democratic primary voters, shared only with universal healthcare coverage.
  • Taking action on climate change is a key motivating issue for Democratic primary voters in early states.
  • Having a plan to address the climate crisis is seen as essential and is a driver of vote choice.
  • Both the Green New Deal and Moving to 100% Clean Energy by 2050 are extremely popular ideas among Democratic primary voters in early states.
  • Voters believe that candidates who support these solutions to climate change are serious, forward-thinking candidates.


Date: 2019
Strategic Approach: Audiences
Strategic Approach: Audiences

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