CNN Poll: Sanders, Buttigieg Lead in New Hampshire Pre-Primary

CNN Poll: Sanders, Buttigieg Lead in New Hampshire Pre-Primary


Sen. Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend., Ind., top a new CNN poll for the upcoming New Hampshire primary following their close finish in last week’s Iowa caucuses. 

Sanders, I-Vt., tops the primary field with 28% support from likely Democratic primary voters, with Buttigieg at 21% Their numbers climbed by 3 points for Sanders and points from January. 

The poll was conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center from Feb. 4-7 of 365 likely Democrat primary voters and has a margin of 5.1 percentage points. 

Former Vice-President Joe Biden placed third in the poll, at 11%, marking a 5-point drop from last month, and Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., dropped to 9%. 

  • Sanders’s support came at Warren’s expense:
  • Sanders up by 8 points among voters younger than 45.
  • Sanders up 10 points among self-identified liberals.
  • Warren dropped 6 points among liberals.

Buttigieg’s numbers rose at Biden’s expense:

  • Buttigieg up 8 points among voters younger than 45.
  • Buttigieg up 6 points among moderates and conservatives
  • Biden down by 9 points among older voters and 5 points with conservatives.

Meanwhile, Buttigieg carried a slim lead of 21-19% over Sanders among voters who are only leaning toward a candidate or are undecided. 

Most primary voters, at 56%, said they anticipate Sanders will win the primary.

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