Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu lawmaker in the US Congress, who will pitch for the US Democratic party’s Presidential candidate for the 2020 polls, has emerged as a big winner following the first Presidential debate held on 26 June in America, Washington Examiner has reported.
An Iraq war veteran, she became the first lawmaker in the US Senate who chose to take her oath of office on the Bhagavat Gita.
An instant poll conducted by Drudge Report, 34.65 per cent of its readers believed that Hawaii representative Tulsi Gabbard was the winner of the first Dem debate.
With 13.8 percent of vote, Senator Elizabeth Warren emerged as a distant second. Democratic aspirant John Delaney came in the third place with 10.79 per cent vote.
Similarly Gabbard also emerged as a winner in the Washington Examiner poll, with a similar voting percentage of 34.15 per cent.
Among those Democrats speculated to run for the 2020 primaries include former vice president Joe Biden, Senators Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand, Amy Klobuchar, Tim Kaine and Indian-origin Senator Kamala Harris.
If elected in 2020, she could be the youngest ever and first woman to be elected as the US president.