The most recent Fox News Poll conducted between June 09 and 12, 2019 involving 1001 randomly selected registered voters, revealed results not favorable to the re-election bid of incumbent president, Donald Trump. Despite being the news agency favored by Trump because it does not publish “fake news,” Fox News published the poll results showing that most responders would choose a Democratic candidate over Donald Trump.
Actually, polls were conducted by Fox News in collaboration with Beacon Research (Democrat) and Shaw Company (Republican), in 3 different occasions: March 17 – 20, 2019; May 11 – 14, 2019 and June 09 -12, 2019. The 3 polls, albeit showing different figures in terms of percentages, produced consistent results that many among the polled voters will lean toward voting for former Vice President Joe Biden.
Other Interesting Aspects of the Fox News Poll Results
On the question of who among the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates, respondents would like to see as Trump’s opponent, Joe Biden is in the lead. Biden had a showing of 32% in the June poll, coming from a 35% and 31% results in the May and March polls, respectively.
However, to a question in the June poll that asked interviewees on how they would react if Trump is re-elected, thirty percent (30%) said they would be Scared, while twenty-one percent (21%) would be Enthusiastic . The same question was asked in previous polls conducted in connection with the 2016 presidential elections, in which as many as forty-nine percent (49%) were Scared and only thirteen percent (13%) were Enthusiastic.
On hypothetical 2020 presidential match-ups fielding other top Democratic candidate as Trump’s potential opponent, the June poll results showed the incumbent president losing.
- Bernie Sanders garnered 49% while Trump had 40%
- Elizabeth Warren won with 43% against Trump’s 41%
- Kamala Harris earned 42%, a slight edge over Trump’s 41%
- Pete Buttigieg’s latest 41% showing against Trump’s 40%, was a reversal of a previous Buttigieg 40% – Trump 41%.