Clinton's support jumps 10 points post-debate: Reuters/Ipsos poll

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign town hall meeting in KeeneBy Alistair Bell WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Support for former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton among Democrats has jumped since earlier this month, helped by a strong performance in last week’s first Democratic presidential candidates debate, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll on Monday. Fifty-one percent of 1,003 Democrats polled in the online survey said they would vote for Clinton in the 2016 presidential primaries, compared with 27 percent who said they would back her main rival, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont. Forty-one percent backed Clinton and 27 percent favored Sanders in the Reuters/Ipsos poll conducted on Oct. 9.

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