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Sanders overtakes Clinton in latest New Hampshire poll

Hillary Clinton is no longer the Democratic frontrunner — at least in New Hampshire. A new Franklin Pierce University/Boston Herald poll shows Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) leading Clinton 44 to 37 percent in the state. These numbers are a drastic shift from the last such poll taken in March, in which Sanders trailed Clinton 44 to 8. This is the first poll to show Sanders with a lead over Clinton in the 2016 race. While Clinton is still overwhelmingly favored by Democratic voters in most states, The Boston Herald reports that "the results suggest she faces an unexpectedly difficult fight to prevent an embarrassing opening loss in the first-in-the-nation primary." Clinton won the New Hampshire primary in 2008.

The poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.7 percentage points.