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Sanders, Biden atop Dem pack in New Hampshire poll

Sanders, Biden atop Dem pack in New Hampshire poll

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOn The Money: Democrats deals to bolster support for relief bill | Biden tries to keep Democrats together | Retailers fear a return of the mask wars Democrats cut deals to bolster support for relief bill Hillicon Valley: High alert as new QAnon date approaches Thursday | Biden signals another reversal from Trump with national security guidance | Parler files a new case MORE (I-Vt.) and former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenThe West needs a more collaborative approach to Taiwan Abbott's medical advisers were not all consulted before he lifted Texas mask mandate House approves George Floyd Justice in Policing Act MORE are leading the field of Democratic presidential candidates and likely candidates in New Hampshire, according to a poll published Thursday.

The Granite State Poll, conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center, shows Sanders atop the Democratic field with the support of 26 percent of likely Democratic primary voters in New Hampshire, followed by Biden at 22 percent.

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Sen. Kamala HarrisKamala HarrisMichelle Obama says 'everyone was concerned' about potential violence at Biden inauguration Ella Emhoff, inauguration designer join forces on knitwear collaboration Who is the Senate parliamentarian and why is she important? MORE (D-Calif.) sits in third and has the support of 10 percent of voters, while 7 percent of voters prefer Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenHillicon Valley: High alert as new QAnon date approaches Thursday | Biden signals another reversal from Trump with national security guidance | Parler files a new case Senators question Bezos, Amazon about cameras placed in delivery vans Democrats worry Senate will be graveyard for Biden agenda MORE (D-Mass.) and 5 percent favor former Rep. Beto O'RourkeBeto O'RourkeTexas Republican criticizes Cruz for Cancun trip: 'When a crisis hits my state, I'm there' Progressives target 'Cancun Cruz' in ad to run on 147 Texas radio stations 'Get off TV': Critics blast Abbott over handling of Texas power outages following winter storm MORE (D-Texas).

Sanders, Harris and Warren all have declared their White House bids. O'Rourke and Biden have yet to officially announce their campaigns, but both are considered likely to run.

Sens. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharAlarming threat prompts early exit, underscoring security fears Raimondo has won confirmation, but the fight to restrict export technology to China continues Pentagon prevented immediate response to mob, says Guard chief MORE (D-Minn.) and Cory BookerCory BookerHillicon Valley: High alert as new QAnon date approaches Thursday | Biden signals another reversal from Trump with national security guidance | Parler files a new case Senators question Bezos, Amazon about cameras placed in delivery vans Why do we still punish crack and powder cocaine offenses differently? MORE (D-N.J.), who have announced their bids, are backed by 4 and 3 percent of voters, respectively, the poll found.

New Hampshire's presidential primary, which is less than a year away, will be the second major nominating contest in the Democratic presidential primaries. Sanders won the state's 2016 Democratic presidential primary, defeating Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonHere's who Biden is now considering for budget chief Clinton praises Dolly Parton's cold shoulder top from vaccination: 'Shall we make this a trend?' Trump was unhinged and unchanged at CPAC MORE, who ultimately won the nomination. 

The poll's findings were based on interviews with 240 likely Democratic primary voters in New Hampshire between Feb. 18 and Feb. 26. The poll has a margin of error of 6.3 percentage points.