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    New York Exit Polls Favor Sanders, But Clinton Still Expected to Win

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    Exit polls of Democratic Party voters in the New York State primary on Tuesday evening showed a preference for Senator Bernie Sanders on key issues but most still expected frontrunner Hillary Clinton to win, news reports stated.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — Almost two-thirds of Democratic voters, 64 percent, believed that the Wall Street financial sector hurt the US economy while only 29 percent said the financial sector helped the economy, the poll conducted by CBS News on Tuesday found.

    The results seemed to favor Sanders, who has run on reining in the excesses of Wall Street and who has increasingly attacked Clinton for her big money support and connections.

    However, 70 percent of those polled said they still expected Clinton to win the presidential nomination and only 28 percent did not, CBS News reported.

    Official results show that Clinton is ahead of Sanders 61 to 38 percent of votes with 9,5 percent of precincts reporting.

    The New York Democrats were almost equally divided on the issue of international trade. With 41 percent believing it created more jobs and 40 percent saying they believed it destroyed US jobs, the poll found.

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