InsiderNJ Poll: Who Should Biden Choose as His Running Mate?

Former EPA Regional Administrator Alan J. Steinberg attributes former Vice President Joe Biden's widening lead for both the Democratic presidential nomination and the 2020 presidential election to his electability, as this has become the major criterion for candidate selection among Democratic grassroots nationally.

Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden is expected to announce his choice of a running mate between Aug. 1 and the start of the Democratic National Convention on Aug. 17.

Some possibilities include:

Stacey Abrams, who spent 10 years in the Georgia General Assembly, including a six and a half year tenure as the state House minority leader ending in 2017. An unsuccessful candidate for governor of Georgia in 2018, she lost by 50,000 votes.

Karen Bass is a California representattive and chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus.

Keisha Lance Bottoms is the Mayor of Atlanta.

Val Demings is a Florida representative who took a lead in the house in the impeachment proceedings of President Donald J. Trump.

Tammy Duckworth is a decorated combat veteran of the Iraq War and a U.S. Senator from Illinois.

Michelle Lujan Grisham is the Governor of New Mexico.

Kamala Harris is the junior U.S. Senator from California, an unsuccessful 2020 candidate for president and the former attorney general for her home state.

Susan Rice served in the Obama administration as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and then as the national security adviser.

Elizabeth Warren is the senior senator from Massachusetts and an unsuccessful 2020 candidate for president.

Gretchen Whitmer is the Governor of Michigan.

InsiderNJ Poll: Who Should Biden Pick as His Running Mate?

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  • Steven L. Macy

    Doesn’t anyone proofread before posting? Despite the Duckworth mention at the top, where is the Duckworth selection at the bottom? BTW I would pick her.

  • Chris C

    You misspelled ‘canddiate‘ twice, folks

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