Poll: Clinton Leads, But Sanders Draws Close

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during a political rally in Madison, Wis., Wednesday, July 1, 2015. (Michael P. King/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is leading in the latest Iowa Poll, but rival Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) draws close.

The poll, released Saturday night, showed 37 percent of likely Democratic caucus-goers would support Clinton.

30 percent would support Sanders, according to the poll.

The poll was conducted by Selzer & Co. of Des Moines for The Des Moines Register and Bloomberg Politics. It surveyed, by phone, 400 registered Iowa voters who said they would or probably would attend the 2016 Republican caucuses and 404 registered voters who say they definitely or probably would attend the 2016 Democratic caucuses.

The survey was conducted from August 23-26.

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