Clinton Camp Tries to Ease Supporters’ Concerns Over Poll: NYT

Clinton’s campaign says a poll that has Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton in a statistical tie in N.H. undercounts older voters and Democrats, NYT reports, citing “friends and allies” memo.

  • NOTE: Poll, released this week was conducted by Franklin Pierce University and the Boston Herald
  • NOTE: Unaffiliated voters can vote in either party’s primary
  • Clinton’s campaign also noted that for 30 yrs, no candidate from a neighboring state, Republican or Democrat, had finished worse than 2nd in N.H. primary
  • “Relying on any one or two public primary polls is an usually unreliable approach — especially during the summer”: memo