Another reason why Edwards could win
In Iowa, if a candidate receives less than 15% of the votes in a particular precinct, the voters in that precinct caucus must choose another candidate. John Edwards is the second choice of most Richardson, Dodd, Kucinich and Biden supporters. Here is one key finding from a new
Key finding: Mirroring other surveys, Edwards gets the mostsecond-choice support. When Richardson, Biden, Dodd, and Kucinichsupporters are realigned, the poll has Edwards leading with 36%,followed by Obama and Clinton tied at 26%.
Wouldn't that be something? The problem for Edwards is that he lacks a national campaign. If Edwards wins, Obama must finish second, or else he will have trouble maintaining support in New Hampshire and South Carolina. What Hillary would love more than anything is for this Democratic nomination process to be a shootout between herself and Edwards, as opposed to herself and Obama.