By OEN Press Release
New Poll: Sanders Does MUCH Better Than Clinton Against ALL GOP Candidates
Raleigh, N.C. — PPP’s newest New Hampshire poll finds both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders leading the Republican field in the state, although Sanders does an average of 9 points better than Clinton in the general election match ups.
The Republican who comes closest to Clinton is Marco Rubio, who trails by 3 points at 45/42. The rest of the Republican hopefuls lose by wider margins than Mitt Romney did in the state in 2012- Jeb Bush trails by 6 at 46/40, Ted Cruz is down 8 at 48/40, Ben Carson has an 11 point deficit at 50/39, and Donald
Trump does the worst with a 14 point gap at 50/36.
Sanders is the only candidate with a positive favorability rating among the overall electorate in the state, and it’s a very positive rating- 55% of voters see him positively to only 35% who have a negative opinion.
He leads the entire GOP field by double digits- it’s 12 points over Bush at 50/38, 14 points over Rubio at 51/37, 19 over Carson at 53/34, and 20 points over both Trump and Cruz at 54/34 and 55/35 respectively.