Bernie Sanders increased his lead in New Hamshire

Bernie Sanders well ahead of his opponents in New Hampshire

Democratic Socialist candidate Senator Bernie Sanders has increased his lead in New Hampshire. His support has risen to 29% in the new polls. His closet rival is Pete Buttigieg with 17%. Former vice president Joe Biden is at third place with 14% Democrat voters supporting him.  Elizabeth Warren is at fourth place with 13%voters behind her.

Bernie Sanders was at 15% in December polls.    It means he has doubled his support in New Hampshire. New Hampshire is the neighbouring state of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders. Another poll conducted in early January by Monmouth University shows 18% support for Bernie. He was at 12% in December poll.

In the WBUR poll, Sanders' support is much stronger among younger voters (37% among those 18-44 years old) than among older likely New Hampshire Democratic voters (23% among those 45 years and older), with no strong differences among the younger crowd by gender.

When it came to issues, likely Democratic voters in New Hampshire most referenced health care, including Medicare and drug prices (48%); environment and climate change (34%); and the economy, jobs and wages (20%).

 Web Desk

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