Sanders opens campaign center in Harrisburg

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HARRISBURG, Pa -- A few weeks away from the Pennsylvania primary and at least one presidential candidate is setting up shop in central Pennsylvania.

People campaigning for democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders opened an office in Harrisburg today.

So far, Bernie Sanders is the only presidential candidate to have an official campaign office in Harrisburg.

Supporters are excited to get the word out, since we're about a month away from the primary.

People had "Bernie 2016" signs in hands on Reilly Street in Harrisburg Thursday, waving at cars driving by and trying to get people to register to vote.

Organizers say it's crunch time, they plan to start calling and emailing people in dauphin county to ensure high voter turnout come April 26th.

"State Capital here in Harrisburg. obviously it's a very important place. we're going to campaign in every part of this state. We're not going to leave anything untouched. So we're excited to get started here,” said Ryan Hughes, the Pennsylvania Director for Sanders’ campaign.

FOX43 contacted the other presidential candidates to see if they'll be opening any campaign offices in Central PA, so far no one has returned our calls.

Franklin and Marshall College released a new presidential poll today.

The results have Clinton with a pretty large leader over Sanders, 53% to 28% amount Pennsylvania democrats.

The republican race here in PA is a bit tighter.

Front-runner Donald Trump is in the lead with 33%, but Ohio governor John Kasich isn't far behind - he's at 33%.

Texas senator Ted Cruz has 28% support.

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