Sanders dominates early voting in Nevada, entrance poll shows

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An entrance poll of early voters in Nevada shows Bernie Sanders with a commanding lead among white and Hispanic voters.

Among white voters, 31 percent said they voted for Bernie Sanders. Pete Buttigieg finished second with 18 percent, followed by Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren with 13 percent respectively. Joe Biden came in fifth with 12 percent.

Sanders’ lead was far more dominant among Hispanic voters, with 51 percent backing the Vermont Senator in early voting. Biden was a very distant second with 13 percent support. Buttigieg and Steyer won 10 percent and 9 percent of the vote respectively.

Among black voters, Biden remains in first place with 36 percent support. Bernie Sanders came in second with 25 percent, followed by Steyer and Warren with 13 percent each. Klobuchar and Buttigieg had just 3 percent and 2 percent support respectively.

The entrance poll also showed Sanders winning 60 percent of voters aged 45 and under. With voters aged over 45 years, Sanders tied for first with Biden with 20 percent.

The entrance poll involved 2,122 interviews with early voters.

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