A new Marist Poll that looked at the Democratic presidential contest in the first primary state of New Hampshire shows that U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, of Vermont, at 58 percent, leads Chappaqua's Hillary Clinton, at 38 percent, among likely Democratic primary voters.
According to the poll, Sanders is leading among almost all key voting groups, due mostly to support from the state's younger likely Democratic primary voters, including young women. He is backed by 72 percent of those under 45. Clinton leads among women over 45 in the state by nine percentage points, said the Marist Poll.
When it comes to the level of support, 80 percent of Clinton’s supporters have a high level of commitment, while 77 percent of Sanders’ supporters expressed the same level of support for him, added the Marist Poll.