Guess which Democratic candidate leads among New Hampshire college students
- A new poll shows that Sen. Bernie Sanders holds the most support among Democratic and Democratic-leaning college students in New Hampshire.
- The poll came just hours before New Hampshire's first-in-the-nation presidential primary.
A new poll among Democratic and Democratic-leaning college students in New Hampshire shows Sen. Bernie Sanders in the lead by nine points.
Sanders, the only self-described Democratic Socialist in the race to take on President Donald Trump in November, has the support of 35 percent of Democratic and Democratic-leaning New Hampshire college students, according to the Chegg-College Pulse Election Tracker.
Former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg trails Sanders with 26 percent support. Sen. Elizabeth Warren is the most popular with 11 percent of Democratic and Democratic-leaning college students in the Granite State, while businessman Andrew Yang, popular for his Universal Basic Income proposal, and former Vice President Joe Biden each hold nine percent support.
The leading two candidates among Democratic and Democratic-leaning college students in New Hampshire are the same presidential hopefuls who likely finished first and second in the Iowa caucuses, although results have not yet been finalized, even a week after the electoral process.
Sanders also led among Democratic and Democratic-leaning college students in Iowa in the same Chegg-College Pulse poll.
The poll results came on the same day of the final Democratic presidential debate before the New Hampshire primaries, during which MSNBC host Chris Matthews warned "younger people" of their appeal toward socialism, as Campus Reform previously reported.