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Hillary Clinton tops Democratic field in Missouri presidential primary, poll shows

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton leads the presidential field among Missouri Democratic primary voters, according to a new poll.

The poll — conducted by Remington Research Group on behalf of Missouri Scout, a subscription news service — shows Clinton with 36 percent of the vote among likely voters in Missouri’s Democratic primary.

Vice President Joe Biden is second, with 22 percent of those surveyed. Sen. Bernie Sanders is third with 18 percent, and 25 percent are undecided.

The survey was conducted September 18 and 19.

The poll shows Russ Carnahan leading Brad Bradshaw in the lieutenant governor primary, 45 percent to 11 percent. Tommie Pierson has seven percent support.

Teresa Hensley leads Jake Zimmerna in the Democratic primary for attorney general. The tally in that race is 27 percent to 23 percent, with 51 percent undecided.