Iowa caucus-goers trust Bernie over Hillary

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CNN/ORC poll shows that likely Democratic caucus-goers in Iowa find Sanders more trustworthy and honest than his opponent, Hillary Clinton.

The poll, conducted between 7-11 August of 429 likely Democratic caucus-goers shows that Bernie Sanders, while less popular, is viewed as more honest than Clinton.

When asked which candidate was the most honest and trustworthy, 35 per cent said they thought Sanders is, while 28 per cent said Clinton is.

The poll also asked which candidate best understands the problems facing people like you. 40 per cent responded that Clinton does, while 39 per cent responded Sanders.

Overall in Iowa, the likely caucus-goers polled said that they were most likely to vote for Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders, 50 per cent to 31 per cent. Vice President Joe Biden landed in third place with 12 per cent. The rest of the field was at 1 per cent or less.

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