NH Poll: Bernie Sanders Over Hillary Clinton by 27 Points


Three weeks before the New Hampshire primary Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) has taken a commanding lead over Hillary Clinton among Democratic primary voters.

Clinton trails Sanders by 27 points. Sanders sits at 60 percent; Clinton has 33 percent. Sanders is viewed favorably by 91 percent of Democratic primary voters and is only viewed as unfavorable by 7 percent. The support comes from both men and women in all age groups.

Sanders also maintains a lead among independents.

Six weeks ago, the poll had Sanders ahead 50 percent to Clinton's 40 percent.

Sixty-five percent of Democratic voters view Clinton favorably while 26 percent view her as unfavorable.

Sanders' strongest support comes from the 18-to-34-year-old group. Clinton's best support comes from those who are 65 and older.

The poll was conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center and was taken January 13 to 18 among Democratic primary voters.

WMUR reports that 52 percent of Democratic primary voters have said that they know who they are voting for on primary voting day. Only 26 percent of voters are still undecided.

Full poll results can be viewed here.

Alyssa Canobbio   Email | Full Bio | RSS
Alyssa Canobbio is the War Room Director for the Washington Free Beacon. Prior to joining the Beacon, she worked as a Communications Associate for Americans for Tax Reform. Alyssa is originally from New Jersey and lives in Arlington, Virginia. In her free time she enjoys sailing, craft beer, and watching the Steelers and the Phillies. Her Twitter handle is @AlyssaEinDC. She can be reached at canobbio@freebeacon.com

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