WV poll: Sanders leads Clinton nearly 2-to-1
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A new poll shows Bernie SandersBernie SandersSupport drops for Medicare for All but increases for public option Hillicon Valley: Warren takes on Facebook over political ads | Zuckerberg defends meetings with conservatives | Civil liberties groups sound alarm over online extremism bill On The Money: Trump touts China trade deal | Wall Street, Washington see signs for caution | Trump threatens sanctions on Turkey | Sanders proposes sharp hike to corporate taxes MORE leading rival Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonSaagar Enjeti: Tuesday's Democratic debate already 'rigged' against Gabbard, Sanders Ilhan Omar raises .1 million in third quarter Bloomberg rethinking running for president: report MORE by nearly two-to-one in West Virginia. 

Sanders has 57 percent support, while Clinton takes 29 percent, according to the MetroNews West Virginia poll. 

Sanders’s strength is among 18- to 34-year-olds, but he has majority support among all age groups except seniors. 

Among voters 65 and older in the state, Sanders leads Clinton 43 percent to 36 percent. 

Clinton beat President Obama handily in the West Virginia primary in 2008, where race was an important factor for voters. 

West Virginia’s primary is May 10. 

The poll was conducted Feb. 11-16 and surveyed 411 registered likely voters. It has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.9 percent.