November 14th, 2007
03:10 PM ET
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Poll: Clinton has large lead in Nevada prior to debate

Sen. Clinton has a commanding lead over other Democrats according to a CNN poll released Wednesday

WASHINGTON (CNN) - Sen. Hillary Clinton has a large lead over her rivals among Nevada Democratic caucus goers, according to a new CNN/Opinion Research Corporation poll released Wednesday.

The New York Democrat is the top pick of over half, 51 percent, of the likely caucus participants interviewed for the poll. Her closest rival, Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois, was the choice of 23 percent. Former Sen. John Edwards of North Carolina came in at 11 percent.

All other candidates came in at single digits: New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, 5 percent; Sen. Joe Biden of Delaware, 4 percent; former Sen. Mike Gravel at 1 percent and Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich at 1 percent.

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soundoff (52 Responses)
  1. Henry Schein Boise , Idaho

    are these polls planted?????????

    November 15, 2007 12:44 pm at 12:44 pm |
  2. Donald, FL

    Jon G. Paris, TX

    Can we see some links or proof of these so called polls that show Clinton behind 20%?? I am certainly not going to take a Texans word for it.

    GO hillary!

    November 15, 2007 02:02 pm at 2:02 pm |
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