Sanders quickly gaining ground in Virginia

Presidential contender Bernie Sanders is now a close-second in Virginia, according to new polling released on Tuesday.

A new Christopher Newport University poll shows Sanders trailing Clinton by just 12 points in Virginia, closing in on a 36 point lead the former Secretary of State held in November.

Poll respondents said they supported Clinton over Sanders, 52 to 40 per cent for the nomination. However, on the question of favorability, Sanders came out on top.

According to their website, the campaign has four campaign offices in Virginia.

Virginia holds its primary on Super Tuesday, March 1.

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