40% of Dem Voters Say Biden Should Run

38% of those surveyed say Biden would make a better president than Hillary

Worried that the controversies surrounding Hillary Clinton are wounding her chances for the presidency, some Democrats have begun pushing Vice President Joe Biden’s candidacy. Democratic voters are closely divided over a Biden presidential bid, but voters in general think he’d make a better president than Clinton.

A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 40% of Likely Democratic Voters believe Biden should run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016. Slightly more 45% think the vice president should sit this one out. Fifteen percent  are undecided.

Among all likely voters, 36% say Biden should run, but 46% disagree. Eighteen percent are not sure.

Thirty-eight percent  think Biden would make a better president than Clinton. Twenty-nine percent (29%) say Clinton would be a better chief executive. One-in-three voters 33% is undecided