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New Reuters Poll Shows Bernie Sanders Taking National Lead

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The one who takes the independents is the one who will fare by far the best in the general.

New Reuters Poll Shows Bernie Sanders Taking National Lead

The survey of 1,680 registered voters, 635 of whom identified as Democrats, was conducted between April 9 and April 13. Among all Democrats and Democratic-leaning independent voters, Bernie Sanders leads Hillary Clinton by a 47-42 margin, with 11 percent of respondents saying they wouldn’t vote for either candidate. Sanders beats Clinton by a narrow margin of 49-48 among registered Democrats, and he demolishes Clinton by 16 points among self-identified independents. The poll’s margin of error is 2.7 percent.

Among all respondents, 36 percent identify as Democrats, 28 percent affiliate with the Republican Party, and 12 percent listed themselves as independents, with 9 percent leaning toward Democrats, 5 percent toward Republican, and 7 percent favoring a third party. Finally, only 2 percent of those surveyed said they were unsure of their party affiliation.​
 

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These polls are misleading because the Republicans haven't even started a campaign against Sanders. Personally, I love Sanders...but I know what the GOP would do to him. There is a reason why the GOP has been ruthlessly attacking Hillary and leaving Sanders alone.
 

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The one who takes the independents is the one who will fare by far the best in the general.

New Reuters Poll Shows Bernie Sanders Taking National Lead

The survey of 1,680 registered voters, 635 of whom identified as Democrats, was conducted between April 9 and April 13. Among all Democrats and Democratic-leaning independent voters, Bernie Sanders leads Hillary Clinton by a 47-42 margin, with 11 percent of respondents saying they wouldn’t vote for either candidate. Sanders beats Clinton by a narrow margin of 49-48 among registered Democrats, and he demolishes Clinton by 16 points among self-identified independents. The poll’s margin of error is 2.7 percent.

Among all respondents, 36 percent identify as Democrats, 28 percent affiliate with the Republican Party, and 12 percent listed themselves as independents, with 9 percent leaning toward Democrats, 5 percent toward Republican, and 7 percent favoring a third party. Finally, only 2 percent of those surveyed said they were unsure of their party affiliation.​

He probably should have taken the lead a whole **** of a lot earlier if he wanted to win. Kinda late now.
 

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The one who takes the independents is the one who will fare by far the best in the general.

New Reuters Poll Shows Bernie Sanders Taking National Lead

The survey of 1,680 registered voters, 635 of whom identified as Democrats, was conducted between April 9 and April 13. Among all Democrats and Democratic-leaning independent voters, Bernie Sanders leads Hillary Clinton by a 47-42 margin, with 11 percent of respondents saying they wouldn’t vote for either candidate. Sanders beats Clinton by a narrow margin of 49-48 among registered Democrats, and he demolishes Clinton by 16 points among self-identified independents. The poll’s margin of error is 2.7 percent.

Among all respondents, 36 percent identify as Democrats, 28 percent affiliate with the Republican Party, and 12 percent listed themselves as independents, with 9 percent leaning toward Democrats, 5 percent toward Republican, and 7 percent favoring a third party. Finally, only 2 percent of those surveyed said they were unsure of their party affiliation.​

Not relevant. It's a state by state contest in which he will likely fail to pass Clinton either pledged delegates or in the number of votes (a metric which she has vastly exceeded him). If he doesn't do very well in these upcoming states thats basically it.
 

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Not relevant. It's a state by state contest in which he will likely fail to pass Clinton either pledged delegates or in the number of votes (a metric which she has vastly exceeded him). If he doesn't do very well in these upcoming states thats basically it.

Doing well will not get him enough delegates. He has to do super exceptional at the very least.
 

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Doing well will not get him enough delegates. He has to do super exceptional at the very least.

I'm trying to be modest because I know how fiercely defensive some of his supporters get about the reality of the delegate count. They also eschew any mention of the vote totals.
 

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I'm trying to be modest because I know how fiercely defensive some of his supporters get about the reality of the delegate count. They also eschew any mention of the vote totals.

Some one will be along shortly to complain about superdelegates, even though they have nothing to do with the point.
 
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