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Poll: Bernie Sanders Leads In Iowa

Wochit Postables
Politico reports that among all of the Democratic presidential candidates, Senator Bernie Sanders leads in Iowa. A New York Times Upshot/Siena College poll released on Saturday shows that 25% select Sanders as their first choice in the February caucuses. Sanders has a 7-point lead over his closest competitor— former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg (18%), and former Vice President Joe Biden at 17%. Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts is at 14% percent. In Iowa, the poll suggests that Sanders support is high among young voters, with Bernie snagging about 40% of voters under the age of 30. The poll shows that Biden is the top choice of 32 percent of Democrats, ages 65 and older.