[2016] Who would have been your ideal left-wing candidates for the 2016 presidential elections?

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On the left side of the political divide, who would be your ideal candidates for the 2016 presidential elections? If you dislike them all, vote "I like" for the candidates you dislike the least, the aim being to find out which of the following candidates have the biggest appeal across the political spectrum. As with all community polls, feel free to add names of left wing politicians you would like (Right wing candidates will be removed from this poll). As usual, you can update your vote anytime you wish. Follow up polls will eventually be set up where Right and Left candidates will be pitched against each other …

2016 US presidential election polls:

Choice Blog entries +10-1I don't know Votes Score
80 % Elizabeth Warren — U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (D) 0 4 0 0 1 5 3
80 % Bernie Sanders — U.S. Senator from Vermont (Ind.) 0 4 0 0 1 5 3
60 % Howard Dean — fmr. Governor of Vermont (D) 0 2 2 0 1 5 1
60 % Hillary Clinton — US Secretary of State & fmr. U.S. Senator from New York (D) 1 entry 2 2 0 1 5 1
50 % Joe Biden — Vice President of the United States & fmr. U.S. Senator from Delaware (D) 0 2 1 1 1 5 0
50 % Deval Patrick — Governor of Massachusetts (D) 0 1 3 0 1 5 0
50 % Kathleen Sebelius — US Secretary of Health and Human Services & fmr. Governor of Kansas (D) 0 1 3 0 1 5 0
40 % Jesse Ventura — fmr. Governor of Minnesota (Ind.) 0 1 2 1 1 5 -1
40 % Brian Schweitzer — fmr. Governor of Montana (D) 0 0 4 0 1 5 -1
40 % Kirsten Gillibrand — U.S. Senator from New York (D) 0 1 2 0 2 5 -1
40 % Jill Stein — 2012 presidential nominee (Green) 0 2 0 1 2 5 -1
30 % Martin O'Malley — fmr. Governor of Maryland (D) 0 1 1 1 2 5 -2
30 % Jerry Brown — fmr. Governor of California (D) 0 0 3 0 2 5 -2
20 % Roseanne Barr — 2012 presidential nominee (Green / Ind.) 0 1 0 3 1 5 -3
20 % Janet Napolitano — fmr. US Secretary of Homeland Security & fmr. Governor of Arizona (D) 0 0 2 1 2 5 -3
20 % Amy Klobuchar — U.S. Senator from Minnesota (D) 0 0 2 0 3 5 -3
20 % Andrew Cuomo — Governor of New York (D) 0 0 2 1 2 5 -3
0 % Michael A Steinberg — lawyer (D) 0 0 0 1 4 5 -5