Bernie Sanders tops Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire poll

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New Hampshire poll released late Tuesday.NEW HAMPSHIRE  — Ever since she announced her candidacy Hillary Clinton has been widely recognized as the front runner for President in the Democratic Party.

But Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders is closing in, a new poll released late Tuesday shows.

Senator Bernie Sanders is now number one in his neighboring state of New Hampshire, the Boston Herald and Franklin Pierce poll shows.

Sanders leads Former Secretary of State Clinton 44—37.

Interestingly, Vice President Joe Biden is next with 9 percent, and he’s currently not in the race.

The other three candidates in the race all got one percent or less.

About 450 democrats were surveyed in New Hampshire, the state with the first primary election.