The word has come down from pundits, activists, elected officials and even a presidential hopeful: , don’t worry about electability when choosing a candidate to back in the 2020 presidential primary.
That hasn’t done much to change Democratic voters’ minds, according to a new . Most Democratic voters still say they’re more concerned about nominating a candidate who can win than one whom they always agree with. But only a much smaller ― though not completely insignificant ― bloc says that electability will be the deciding factor in their vote.
The poll shows that 52% of Democratic and Democratic-leaning voters think it’s more important that the party nominate the candidate who’s most likely to defeat , compared to 38% who’d rather see