Poll: Sanders Nearly Tied with Clinton Nationwide
Bernie Sanders continues to build momentum on the campaign trail. According to the latest Quinnipiac University poll, Sanders is now virtually tied with Hillary Clinton nationwide.
“Democrats nationwide are feeling the Bern as Sen. Bernie Sanders closes a 31-point gap to tie Secretary Hillary Clinton,” said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll.
In the latest poll, Clinton secured 44 percent of the vote to Sander’s 42 percent.
The Hill reports:
The poll also finds that Sanders matches up better with top Republican primary candidates than Clinton.
In head-to-head matchups the Vermont senator leads GOP front-runner Donald Trump by 10 points, edges Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) by 4 points and ties Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.).
While Clinton still tops Trump by 5 points, she ties Cruz and trails Rubio by 7 points.
The poll also finds that Clinton has a 17-point unfavorable rating, only besting Trump in that category, who has a 25-point unfavorable rating.
Sanders has a 9-point favorable rating nationwide, only trailing Rubio, who is seen favorably by a 14-point margin.
The poll surveyed 484 Democrats and has a margin of error of 4.5 percent.
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