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Polls: Sanders up nationally, Clinton up in New York

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) pauses for a moment to take in the more than 4,000 supporters gathered in Albany, NY on April 11. (Photo Tracey C. O'Neill)

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders pauses for a moment to take in more than 4,000 supporters gathered in Albany, NY on April 11. (Photo Tracey C. O’Neill)

New York, NY -A Reuters rolling poll has Democratic Presidential Candidate, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders holding a lead over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in overall polling.

The rolling poll results, compiled over a period of time from February 1 through April 15, show Clinton maintaining a less than 1 point lead over Sanders among likely Democratic voters. 

Reuters rolling 5-day poll shows U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders leading over former Sec. of State Hillary Clinton in democratic presidential candidate polling. (Graphic Courtesy Reuters)

Reuters rolling 5-day polling April 11-15. (Graphic Courtesy Reuters)When considering the 5-day rolling period, April 11-15, Sanders maintained his lead in overall polling throughout.

The poll narrowed and defined by age groupings, Sanders holds his strongest position atop the leader board among 18-34 year-olds at 61 percent to Clinton’s 26 percent. Among parties, the U.S. senator commands the Independent vote at 46 percent to Clinton’s 25 percent. And among Independents, Clinton supporters trail those who would not vote who tallied at 30 percent. 

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Former Sec. of State and Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton stumps for the gubenatorial candidate Gina Raimondo in October 2014.

Clinton, whose strongest following is among voters aged 50-65, maintaining an 18 point average lead over Sanders over the 5-day.

Among whites, Sanders led throughout with at average 6.6 percent, growing his lead to double digits since the Brooklyn Democratic debate on April 14th.

Clinton held her double-digit lead among black voters.

The two Democratic candidates face off in New York’s Primary on April 19, with recent statewide polling giving Clinton a double-digit edge.

A CBS Battleground Tracker poll shows Clinton with a 10 point lead in New York’s closed primary, where there is no Independent vote.

 

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