California poll: Clinton leads Sanders by 2 points
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A poll released early Thursday finds a newly tightened race between Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonThe Hill's Campaign Report: Even the Post Office is political now | Primary action tonight | Super PACS at war Should Biden consider a veteran for vice president? Biden leads Trump by nearly 40 points in California: poll MORE and Bernie SandersBernie SandersLongtime Rep. Lacy Clay defeated in Missouri Democratic primary Hillicon Valley: NSA warns of new security threats | Teen accused of Twitter hack pleads not guilty | Experts warn of mail-in voting misinformation Schiff, Khanna call for free masks for all Americans in coronavirus aid package MORE ahead of next week's Democratic presidential primary in California. 

Clinton leads Sanders by just 2 points, 45 to 43 percent, among likely Democratic primary voters, according to the final Field Poll ahead of Tuesday's primary. 
Clinton's lead over her Democratic challenger has narrowed in recent months, from 11 points in January to 6 points in early April. 
The Field Poll finds that Clinton leads by 9 points among registered Democrats, 49 to 40 percent, while Sanders leads among "non-partisan" voters, 54 to 27 percent.
Another NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll of likely Democratic primary voters in California released Wednesday night found Clinton similarly leading Sanders by 2 points, 49 to 47 percent. 
Previous polls conducted last month in the state found Clinton holding anywhere between a 2-point and 18-point lead. 
Clinton reportedly cut short a campaign swing in New Jersey this week to spend more time in California, and her campaign dispatched her husband, former President Bill ClintonWilliam (Bill) Jefferson Clinton2020 Democratic Party platform endorses Trump's NASA moon program Davis: My recommendation for vice president on Biden ticket Pelosi: Trump trying 'to suppress the vote' with attacks on mail-in ballots MORE, to campaign in the state through Monday.
Hillary Clinton is looking to clinch enough delegates for the Democratic nomination next week, while Sanders has vowed to continue fighting until the convention in July.
The new poll of 571 likely Democratic primary voters, conducted May 26–31, has a margin of error of 4.1 percentage points.