Sanders holds huge lead over Clinton in NH

Presidential contender Bernie Sanders holds a massive 23-point lead over opponent Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire, according to a new poll.

Democrats in the first primary state of New Hampshire, which will vote on Tuesday February 9, strongly favor Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination, according to two polls released on Monday.

CNN/WMUR poll has Sanders leading Clinton by 23 points, while a Boston Herald/FPU poll has him leading the former Secretary of State by 20 points.

According to the CNN poll, Sanders is the most popular candidate in New Hampshire by far, with a net electability score of +53 per cent, contrasted with Hillary Clinton’s score of +14 per cent.

The poll also found that a majority of voters believe that Bernie Sanders will win the New Hampshire primary in February.

CNN’s poll used a sample size of 347 likely voters, while the Boston Herald poll used a sample of 409 likely voters.

Sanders has held a steady lead over Secretary Clinton in New Hampshire since December, according to a Real Clear Politics average of polls.

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