Poll shows Sanders tied for lead in New Jersey

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An Emerson College poll released Sunday evening shows Bernie Sanders and Joe Biden in a statistical tie for first place in New Jersey.

Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders were the first choice of 28 percent and 25 percent of voters, respectively. This puts them in a statistical tie for the lead, within the poll’s margin of error of 4.9 percent.

Senator Elizabeth Warren landed in third place, with 15 percent support, while former New York Mayor and businessman Michael Bloomberg in fourth with 9 percent.

Former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar each registered support of 6 percent.

Sanders was by far the leading candidate among voters under 30 years old, with 45 percent support in the age group. The next closest candidate, Elizabeth Warren, was 23 points behind at just 22 percent.

The poll also found Sanders with a lead among Hispanic voters.

The survey of 388 Democratic primary voters was conducted between January 16 and January 19, with a margin of error of 4.9%.

New Jersey is one of the last states to vote in the Democratic primary process on June 2.

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