A new poll published by St. Anselm College Survey Center this week shows former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders on top among New Hampshire Democrats, with South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg surging to third place.
According to the data, 23% of New Hampshire Democrats prefer Joe Biden, followed by Sanders at 16% and Buttigieg at 11%.
“Right now, it looks like the battle in New Hampshire is all about two familiar faces,” said Neil Levesque of the NH Institute of Politics.
“This is very surprising,” he added, referring to the rapid rise of Pete Buttigieg. “He’s now in third place in New Hampshire, and he came from relative obscurity. And he’s gone up an astounding 33 percent with his favorability, so Pete Buttigieg is somebody to watch.”
Read the full report here.