Sanders's New Hampshire lead holds in new CNN poll

Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersTrump glosses over virus surge during Florida trip The Hill's Coronavirus Report: Fauci says focus should be on pausing reopenings rather than reverting to shutdowns; WHO director pleads for international unity in pandemic response Ex-Sanders aide says Biden unity task forces need to go farther MORE’s (I-Vt.) maintained his lead over his opponents for the Democratic presidential nomination in New Hampshire, according to a poll released days before the first-in-the-nation primary. 

Support for Sanders increased 3 points from a January poll to 28 percent, according to a CNN poll released Sunday conducted by the University of New Hampshire. 

Sanders holds a 7 point lead over his closest competitor in the poll, former South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPete ButtigiegBiden campaign hires top cybersecurity officials to defend against threats Biden strikes populist tone in blistering rebuke of Trump, Wall Street Buttigieg's new book, 'Trust,' slated for October release MORE

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Buttigieg pulled into second at 21 percent, with a 6 point increase since the January poll. Buttigieg has had an increase in support since October when he registered at 10 percent, and finally passed former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenTrump commutes Roger Stone's sentence Hillicon Valley: Facebook considers political ad ban | Senators raise concerns over civil rights audit | Amazon reverses on telling workers to delete TikTok House Democrat warns about 'inaccurate' polls: Trump voters 'fundamentally undercounted' MORE in the poll of the Granite State. 

Biden’s support dipped 4 points, down to 11 percent pushing him into third place, based on the poll. 

Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth WarrenDemocrats blast Trump for commuting Roger Stone: 'The most corrupt president in history' Pharma pricing is a problem, but antitrust isn't the (only) solution The Hill's Campaign Report: Democratic Unity Taskforce unveils party platform recommendations MORE (D-Mass.) is in fourth place at 9 percent, a 3 point decrease since January’s poll. 

Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharThe Hill's Coronavirus Report: Fauci says focus should be on pausing reopenings rather than reverting to shutdowns; WHO director pleads for international unity in pandemic response State election officials warn budget cuts could lead to November chaos Biden strikes populist tone in blistering rebuke of Trump, Wall Street MORE (D-Minn.) registered at 6 percent, Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardFinancial firms facing serious hacking threat in COVID-19 era Gabbard drops defamation lawsuit against Clinton It's as if a Trump operative infiltrated the Democratic primary process MORE (D-Hawaii) at 5 percent and tech entrepreneur Andrew YangAndrew YangBiden campaign to take over 'Supernatural' star's Instagram for interview Hillicon Valley: Justice Department announces superseding indictment against WikiLeaks' Assange | Facebook ad boycott gains momentum | FBI sees spike in coronavirus-related cyber threats | Boston city government bans facial recognition technology The Hill's Campaign Report: Progressives feel momentum after primary night MORE is at 4 percent, based on the poll. 

Sanders won New Hampshire in his 2016 primary race against Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonTrump confirms 2018 US cyberattack on Russian troll farm Hillicon Valley: Facebook considers political ad ban | Senators raise concerns over civil rights audit | Amazon reverses on telling workers to delete TikTok Biden campaign hires top cybersecurity officials to defend against threats MORE. He’s heading into the first-in-the-nation primary fresh off his success in Iowa. Sanders and Buttigieg are in dead heat for the Iowa win, with each claiming victory after the chaotic caucuses. 

The poll was conducted Feb. 5 to Feb. 8 and surveyed 384 likely Democratic primary voters. There is a margin of error plus or minus 5 percentage points.