Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is the projected winner of Saturday's Nevada Caucuses -- and Medicare for All may have helped him pull it off.
NBC News reporter Sahil Kapur noted support for the program in entrance polls.
NBC News entrance polls of Democrats on Medicare for All: 57-38% support in Iowa, 58-37% support in New Hampshire,… https://t.co/d94NnBPufc— Sahil Kapur (@Sahil Kapur)1582412107.0
Former health insurance executive Wendell Potter argued that the results show that single-payer health insurance is "the winning position for Democrats."
Here is the argument Potter laid out on Twitter:
Tonight’s results in Nevada confirm something momentous that would have shocked me when I worked as a health insura… https://t.co/HGgnWaVyJy— Wendell Potter (@Wendell Potter)1582420936.0
Entrance polls out of Nevada show 6 in 10 want a single-payer system. Entrance & exit polls from Iowa & New Hampshi… https://t.co/vROHXfv8Ji— Wendell Potter (@Wendell Potter)1582420936.0
In Nevada, two top candidates, Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar, both put deceptive ads on the air attacking Medica… https://t.co/nOtiIOouQn— Wendell Potter (@Wendell Potter)1582420937.0
With these three state results in, we now see that Medicare for All is popular in the Midwest, Northeast, and the W… https://t.co/m0ZUwzIZgz— Wendell Potter (@Wendell Potter)1582420938.0
We know the health insurance industry & its lobbyists won’t quit trying to scare the public. But politicians who pa… https://t.co/VNhEkcJgEr— Wendell Potter (@Wendell Potter)1582420939.0
MSNBC's Chris Jansing also noticed support for Medicare for All.
Fascinating - I asked many @SenSanders supporters about their unions’ concern about Medicare for All. They told me… https://t.co/HbX7OM7vkf— Chris Jansing (@Chris Jansing)1582408122.0