31% Say Biden Will Be Obama’s Running Mate in 2012, 31% Disagree

Rasmussen:

Vice President Joe Biden has been plagued with gaffes since taking office, and voters are now evenly divided over whether he will be President Obama’s running mate again in 2012.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 31% believe Biden will be on the Democratic national ticket in the next presidential election, but the identical number (31%) say he will not be. However, a substantial number (38%) are not sure.

Democrats are twice as likely as Republicans – 44% to 22% – to think the longtime senator from Delaware will be running again with Obama. Only 24% of Democrats say he will not be, but nearly one-out-of-three Democrats (32%) are undecided. Biden, then chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, was chosen in 2008 in part to bring foreign policy experience which Obama lacked to the party’s ticket.

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