Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is stronger in a general election matchup against Republican Donald Trump than is former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, according to the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll of registered voters.
Though Clinton leads Sanders in the primary process by 25 percent in the same poll, respondents like Sanders best against Trump. He has a 15-point lead over Trump, according to the poll, whereas Clinton's lead over Trump is only 10 percent.
- Bernie Sanders: 54 percent
- Donald Trump: 39 percent
- Hillary Clinton: 51 percent
- Donald Trump: 41 percent
The poll was conducted January 9-13 and talked to 800 registered voters. It has a margin of error of plus-minus 3.5 percentage points.
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