Clinton leads Trump by 2 points in NH
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Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonFive takeaways from Cruz, O'Rourke's fiery first debate Heller embraces Trump in risky attempt to survive in November Live coverage: Cruz, O'Rourke clash in Texas debate MORE would squeak past Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpHannity urges Trump not to fire 'anybody' after Rosenstein report Ben Carson appears to tie allegation against Kavanaugh to socialist plot Five takeaways from Cruz, O'Rourke's fiery first debate MORE in New Hampshire if the general presidential election happened today, according to a new poll.

Clinton leads Trump, 42 to 40 percent, in the WBUR survey released Wednesday. Six percent would prefer another candidate, while 9 percent do not know or are undecided.

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Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee, faces a more daunting challenge in New Hampshire if Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersFive takeaways from Cruz, O'Rourke's fiery first debate Ben & Jerry’s co-founders announce effort to help 7 Dem House challengers Dems look to Gillum, Abrams for pathway to victory in tough states MORE (I-Vt.) ultimately becomes the Democratic presidential nominee.

Sanders leads Trump by 17 points in that scenario, 53 to 36 percent. Four percent would prefer another candidate, while 6 percent do not know or are undecided.

Wednesday’s results also show that Clinton and Trump are viewed unfavorably by a majority of likely New Hampshire voters.

Clinton and Trump both hold 58 percent unfavorable ratings, pollsters found.  

Sanders is the best-liked presidential candidate in New Hampshire, boasting a 55 percent favorable rating.  

WBUR surveyed 501 likely voters in New Hampshire from May 12 to 15. Its survey has a 4.4-percentage point margin of error.