Clinton's lead on Sanders shrinks heading into Michigan Primary

The race for delegates in Michigan has tightened in the Democratic side of the ticket s we approach the primary.

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton continues to lead Vermont U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders for democratic nomination from Michigan. However, her lead has shrunk 10% in the past week.

In the most recent Mitchell/FOX 2 Detroit Poll of 616 likely voters, Clinton holds the lead of 55% to Sanders' 37%. That's an 18% lead but it's dropped 10% in the last few days as Sanders has been outspending Clinton on TV ads.

There are still 7% who remain undecided with just a few days before the election day.

Despite the shrinking lead, Steve Mitchell, CEO of Mitchell Research & Communications said Clinton's lead will probably hold.

“Hillary Clinton continues to lead Bernie Sanders by a large margin, but her lead has been getting smaller this week. Clinton still seems poised to win in Michigan next Tuesday,” Mitchell said.

The poll has a margin of error of +/-3.95%.

Clinton and Sanders will both take part in a debate in Flint on Sunday. 


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