New York Democratic Polls 2016: Sanders Faces Big Deficit

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Hillary Clinton has a large lead in New York. (Getty)

The Democratic party has several primaries and caucuses before New York, but both candidates have their eyes on the Empire State. Its 291 delegates make it the largest state outside of California.

Early polls show Hillary Clinton with a large lead in the state. Sanders hopes to gain some ground on Clinton before the April 19 primary.

The delegates are divided proportionally so the Sanders campaign will hope to at least narrow the gap in New York in order to win more delegates. RealClear Politics shows Clinton with an average lead of 34.5 percentage points in early polling.

Here’s a look at the latest New York Democratic polls.

RealClear Politics Average

RealClear Politics keeps a running average of the New York polls. The average includes data from the Emerson poll conducted March 14-16 and the Siena poll conducted February 28-March 3.

Hillary Clinton 63.0
Bernie Sanders 28.5


The Emerson poll was conducted March 14-16. It has a margin of error of 5.6 percentage points.

Hillary Clinton 71
Bernie Sanders 23


The Siena poll was conducted February 28-March 3. It has a margin of error of 6.2 percentage points.

Hillary Clinton 55
Bernie Sanders 34

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