California Democratic Polls 2016: Sanders Gaining Ground

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Bernie Sanders is looking for a win in California. (Getty)

The latest polls show Bernie Sanders gaining on Hillary Clinton in California. A poll conducted by PPIC shows Sanders trails Clinton by just two percentage points.

Earlier polls showed Sanders with as much as a double digit deficit. The PPIC polls makes two of the three most recent California polls showing Sanders within striking distance of Clinton.

According to The Atlantic, Sanders spoke about the role he believes California could play in shifting the momentum towards his campaign.

“I believe that if we win here in California, and if we win the other five states that are voting on June 7, we’re going to go marching to the Democratic convention with a hell of a lot of momentum. I believe that if we do well here in California, we’ll march in with momentum and we’ll march out with the Democratic nomination,” Sanders said at a Santa Monica rally.

California has 475 delegates at stake in the June 7 primary. Given the delegates are divided proportionally based on the results, Sanders is attempting to not just win California but come up with a sizable victory to cut into Clinton’s lead.

Here’s a look at the latest California Democratic polls.


RealClear Politics Average

RealClear Politics keeps a running average of the California polls. The average includes data from five polls. The PPIC poll conducted May 13-22, the KABC/SurveyUSA poll conducted May 19-22, the FOX News poll conducted April 18-21, the CBS News/YouGov poll conducted April 13-15 and the Gravis poll conducted April 7-10.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Hillary Clinton 50
Bernie Sanders 42

PPIC

The PPIC poll was conducted May 13-22. It has a margin of error of 5.7 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Hillary Clinton 46
Bernie Sanders 44

KABC/SurveyUSA

The KABC/SurveyUSA poll was conducted May 19-22. It has a margin of error of 3.4 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Hillary Clinton 57
Bernie Sanders 39

FOX News

The FOX News poll was conducted April 18-21. It has a margin of error of 4.0 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Hillary Clinton 48
Bernie Sanders 46

CBS News/YouGov

The CBS News/YouGov poll was conducted April 13-15. It has a margin of error of 4.5 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Hillary Clinton 52
Bernie Sanders 40

Gravis

The Gravis poll was conducted April 7-10. It has a margin of error of 3.4 percentage points.

CANDIDATE VOTE%
Hillary Clinton 47
Bernie Sanders 41

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calling all toasters

Um… TWO polls came out on the same day. One had Hillary up 2 and the other had her up 18. And the one that had her up 18 had a much smaller margin of error. That’s not “Sanders Gaining Ground.”

Faisal

And here comes the hillbots and Alex Jones fanboys trying to save face but fail big time.

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