Sanders takes lead in North Carolina poll

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In the Super Tuesday state of North Carolina, Bernie Sanders has taken a seven point lead over Joe Biden, according to a new High Point University poll.

Among registered voters, Sanders has 25 percent support, while former vice president Joe Biden has 19 percent. Michael Bloomberg and Elizabeth Warren have 13 percent and 12 percent of the vote, respectively.

Among likely voters however, Sanders narrowly trails Biden by four points, suggesting the Vermont Senator’s campaign will need to turn out voters who would not typically vote.

Bernie Sanders will travel to the Tar Heel State on Friday for campaign rallies in Durham and Charlotte.

According to the FiveThirtyEight Democratic primary forecast, Sanders has the best chance of winning the most votes of any candidate in North Carolina.

The survey of 399 registered voters and 225 likely voters was conducted between January 31 and February 6.

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