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Kamala Harris may replace Biden if he decides to withdraw from election - Reuters

Kamala Harris may replace Biden if he decides to withdraw from election  - Reuters US Vice President Kamala Harris (Getty Images)

US Vice President Kamala Harris is considered the most likely alternative to replace Joe Biden if he decides to withdraw from the presidential election, reports Reuters.

The media cites seven high-ranking sources in Biden's campaign, the White House, and the Democratic National Committee.

Several influential Democrats have put forward alternatives to Biden besides Harris, including popular Democratic cabinet members and governors. But, according to Reuters sources, this is just wishful thinking, and Harris is the most likely alternative to Biden.

The sources said that if the vice president is nominated as the Democratic candidate, she will receive the money raised by Biden and inherit the campaign infrastructure.

Kamala Harris also has the highest recognition and rating among other Democrats.

According to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, Harris is behind Republican Donald Trump by one percentage point, 42% to 43%, a difference within the poll's margin of error.

"In addition, she has already been vetted for national office and has survived intense scrutiny from Republicans," the media says.

But there are doubts among Democrats that Harris will defeat Trump in the election.

Democratic Party strategists point out that rejecting Harris's candidacy as the first black female vice president would lead to a negative reaction from black voters.

Kamala Harris's aides reject the possibility of her running instead of Biden.


The first debate before the US presidential election took place recently between the current leader Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump.

According to the opinion polls, Biden had a worse performance.

After that, the US Democratic Party began talking about the possibility of replacing Biden with another candidate in the presidential election. The president said he would not officially withdraw his candidacy.

Neither Biden nor Trump has yet been officially elected as a candidate of their respective parties.