Sanders leads in North Carolina and Texas

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Two new Data for Progress polls released Saturday show Bernie Sanders leading in the Super Tuesday states of Texas and North Carolina.

Sanders leads in the Lone Star State with 30 percent of the vote, with Joe Biden and Michael Bloomberg tied in second place with 21 percent support, giving the Vermont Senator a nine point advantage.

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren came in fourth with 13 percent, followed by moderate former mayor Pete Buttigieg with just 9 percent of the vote.

Sanders also leads in North Carolina, with 27 percent support in the Tar Heel State. Biden polled second with 25 percent of the vote, followed by Bloomberg with 18 percent.

Warren and Buttigieg finished fourth and fifth with 11 percent and 10 percent support respectively.

The surveys of more than 500 likely voters in each state were conducted between February 23 and 27. North Carolina and Texas are two of fourteen states that vote on Super Tuesday on March 3.

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