Sanders and Clinton tied in Nevada

Presidential hopefuls Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are tied in the next primary state of Nevada, according to a new poll.

Target Point survey released on Friday showed that the two candidates are in a dead-heat, with Nevadans going to the polls in around a week.

According to the poll, Clinton and Sanders had the support of 45 per cent of respondents each, while 9 per cent said that they were undecided.

On the question of trustworthiness and honesty, Sanders came out on top, beating Clinton by 24 points. Respondents said Sanders was the candidate who ‘cares more about people like you’.

Democrats in Nevada will caucus on Saturday, February 20.

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