According to a Hill-HarrisX poll released on Tuesday, Michelle Obama is a top pick for Democrat voters, along with Joe Biden. Biden edged Obama out in the poll by one percentage point, taking 23 percent of the votes, leaving Obama at 22 percent.
Democrat pollster Molly Murphy said that Obama is popular “because she’s never been a candidate, she’s never been on the ballot, she’s avoided a certain degree of scrutiny that candidates face.”
Although there are already over 10 Democrat candidates in the race, voters showed distaste for the current options. Neither Obama or Biden have officially launched campaigns, but that won’t quell Democrat voters’ wishful thinking.
Biden is expected to launch his 2020 campaign any day, but Obama has kept her plans, if any, on the down-low.
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