former US vice-president Joe Biden is in front of the 19 other presidential candidates in the democratic party, shows a Reuters/Ipsos poll.
The 76-year-old Biden, who twice previously sought to be nominated as his party's presidential candidate, is expected later in the week to announce that he will run for the presidential elections.
A source close to Biden said to the news agency AP that the former democratic vice president under Barack Obama on Thursday will launch his campaign to become AMERICA's next president.
the Source said that Biden, in a short time commenced a tour to potential voters in Iowa, Nevada, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania and South Carolina - all states, which is considered important in order to be able to beat Trump.
the Presidential election will take place in november next year. It is considered very likely that the republican Donald Trump will try to be re-elected as president.
Before Biden was Obama's vice president from 2009 to 2017, he had a several decades long career in Congress.
His own upbringing in a working class family, has made him popular in the arbejderkredse.
With Biden on the poster count the democratic challengers for the presidency is now 20 persons. Among them are six women, five colored politicians and a democrat, belonging to a sexual minority.
another democratic veteranpolitiker, which is quite strong in the campaign atmosphere of the first stage, the 77-year-old Bernie Sanders, who hopes to be able to recreate the energetic election campaign, which he led in 2016.
Sanders, who is number two in the polls after Biden, has collected more money than the other candidates.
He will in relation to 2016, this times bet more on the turn wide to the voters, after he in 2016 was criticised for having been too one-sided by focusing on the white male voters from the working class and the middle class.
In his kampagnestab, which count 100 people, there are today a majority of women and 40 percent minorities.
Nomineringsvalgkampen is long and turbulent, and Biden has hinted that he will bet on to be a moderate counterweight to Sanders' left-wing line.
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