In early May, we’ve seen two pollsters survey the New Hampshire Democratic electorate and arrive at very diverse results. As we’ve previously reported, the Fireside Strategies/Optima poll (551 respondents) found former Vice President Joe Biden opening up a strong 34-16-10% lead over Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg. But, Change Research (864 respondents) countered with data finding Sen. Sanders holding a 30-26-12% margin over Biden and Buttigieg, respectively.
Now, Monmouth University reports its findings of their May 2-7 poll with 376 likely Democratic primary voters. They side with Fireside, as the numbers project Mr. Biden to be holding a 36-18-9% advantage over Sanders and Buttigieg.
For what it’s worth, the 538 Polling organization rates both Fireside and Change Research as C pollsters, while Monmouth earns an A grade.
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