Sanders, Warren tied in Massachusetts: poll

Sanders, Warren tied in Massachusetts: poll
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Sens. Bernie SandersBernie SandersDemocrats urge Biden to commute sentences of 4K people on home confinement Briahna Joy Gray: Push toward major social spending amid pandemic was 'short-lived' Sanders 'disappointed' in House panel's vote on drug prices MORE (I-Vt.) and Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenFederal Reserve officials' stock trading sparks ethics review Manchin keeps Washington guessing on what he wants Warren, Daines introduce bill honoring 13 killed in Kabul attack MORE (D-Mass.) are statistically tied in Massachusetts ahead of the Bay State’s Super Tuesday primary, according to a Suffolk University/Boston Globe/WBZ-TV poll released Saturday.

The poll found 24 percent of respondents leaning toward or planning to vote for Sanders, with 22 percent for Warren. The two are separated by less than the poll’s 4.4-point margin of error.

The poll found nearly all other candidates in a statistical tie for second place, with former New York Mayor Michael BloombergMichael BloombergWithout drastic changes, Democrats are on track to lose big in 2022 Bidens, former presidents mark 9/11 anniversary The tragedy of 9/11 — an inflection point in American history MORE pulling 13 percent, former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegOn The Money — Presented by Wells Fargo — Pelosi plows full speed ahead on jam-packed agenda Blumenthal calls on Buttigieg to investigate American Airlines-JetBlue partnership LGBT film festival to premiere documentary about Pete Buttigieg MORE with 12 percent and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenHouse Democrat threatens to vote against party's spending bill if HBCUs don't get more federal aid Overnight Defense & National Security — The Pentagon's deadly mistake Haitians stuck in Texas extend Biden's immigration woes MORE with 11 percent.


Sanders has heavily campaigned in Massachusetts ahead of Tuesday, holding rallies in both Boston and Springfield

Although a victory for Warren in her home state is far from assured, supporters have said a loss need not be the end of the line for the Massachusetts senator.

“It comes down to not who is winning how many states, but how many delegates you are getting in each state,” Boston City Councilor Michelle Wu, who has endorsed Warren, told the Globe. “There’s not a must-win state for anyone.”

The poll was conducted among 500 likely voters Wednesday through Saturday with live callers surveying respondents on landlines and cellphones.