Joe Biden is devastating the Democratic field here, such as Bernie Sanders, at the most recent polling. More than one-third of Democratic state legislators endorsed him nearly when he declared his own candidacy, a testament to express political ties which stretch back decades and length generations.
“Biden is in a class all on his own in Florida,” said pollster Ryan Tyson, who just completed a poll of Florida Democrats.In prior Democratic presidential primaries, Florida didn’t matter quite as much into the results as it figures to next year. The cramped 2020 field increases the possibility of a drawn-out primary season that remains unsettled once the state votes from mid-March.
By that time, the roster of 21 candidates will be substantially winnowed. And the remaining campaigns could be drained of funds because Florida’s March 17 primary includes two weeks after Super Tuesday — that will comprise California this time.
If Biden can create momentum at the early-voting nations and remain widely used in Florida — which, together with 10 significant media markets, may be exceptionally expensive to market in — rival campaigns might have to make some tough decisions regarding the worth of competing challenging here.
Pollster Fernand Amandi, that surveyed the Florida primary in March, said that as long as Biden wins at least two of the first ancient states and holds his own in another preceding nations, Florida is poised to provide him an outsized benefit.