Poll: Clinton holds edge over Sanders in Connecticut
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Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump trade deal likely to sow division in Democratic presidential field Trump supporters at Pa. rally 'upset' after Democrats introduce impeachment articles Hillary Clinton documentary to premiere at Sundance MORE has a small edge over rival Bernie SandersBernie SandersTrump trade deal likely to sow division in Democratic presidential field Buttigieg says he doubts consulting work for insurer led to layoffs Trump supporters at Pa. rally 'upset' after Democrats introduce impeachment articles MORE in Connecticut, according to a new Emerson College Polling Society poll released Tuesday. 

Clinton has a 6-point lead over Sanders, 49 to 43 percent, among likely Democratic voters in the state.
 
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When Independent and Republican voters who said they supported Sanders were added to the Democratic primary sample, Sanders came within a point of Clinton, 47 to 46 percent. Connecticut is a closed primary with same-day registration.
 
Sanders leads Clinton among voters ages 18-34, 58 to 39 percent. Clinton leads the Vermont senator among voters ages 35-54 and among those ages 55 to 74.
 
Sanders leads Clinton among male voters, while Clinton has more support among women, 55 to 36 percent. Sanders also leads among voters ages 75 and over.
 
Sanders has an 80 percent favorable rating and 15 unfavorable rating, according to the poll. Clinton has a 65 percent favorable rating and 33 percent unfavorable rating.
 
 
The Emerson College Polling Society poll was conducted from April 10-11. The Democratic primary survey included 356 likely primary voters with a margin of error of 5.2 percent. The general election sample included 1,043 likely general election voters with a margin of error of 3 percent.
 
The Connecticut Democratic primary will be April 26.