Poll: Sanders more electable than Hillary against top Republicans
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Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDeVos: 'My job isn’t to win a popularity contest with the media' DNC candidate Harrison drops out, backs Perez for chairman The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (I-Vt.) is more electable than Democratic presidential rival Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonBeyonce voices support for LGBTQ students after Trump transgender order Trump to address GOP donors in Florida: report Trump ribs Lockheed Martin over F-35 costs during CEO meeting MORE against several top Republican candidates, according to the new national Quinnipiac University Poll.

Sanders leads Sen. Ted CruzTed CruzThe Hill's 12:30 Report Cruz predicts another Supreme Court vacancy this year Cruz: Democratic base is 'bat-crap crazy' MORE (R-Texas) by 10 points, businessman Donald TrumpDonald TrumpSpicer: Ivanka Trump's White House role is 'to be helpful and provide input' Companies stuck in crossfire between Trump and his critics Bannon rips 'corporatist, globalist media' MORE by 8 points, retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson by 6 points and Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioA guide to the committees: Senate Schumer: GOP will break from Trump within months GOP loses top Senate contenders MORE (R-Fla.) by 1 point in the poll.

Clinton also leads the top four Republican candidates, but by slightly smaller margins. She leads Cruz by 5 points, Trump by 6 points, Carson by 3 points and Rubio by 1 point in the survey.

Still, Clinton has widened her lead in the Democratic race to 30 points in the poll, taking 60 percent to Sanders's 30 percent. Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley takes 2 percent in the latest poll.

On the Republican side, Trump has widened his lead and is now supported by 27 percent, followed by Rubio at 17 percent and Cruz and Carson tied at 16 percent.

The survey of 1,453 registered voters was conducted Nov. 23 to Nov. 30 via landlines and cellphones with an overall margin of error of 4.1 percentage points.