Connecticut Senate Race Remains Extremely Close

By: Wednesday October 17, 2012 12:53 pm

The open Connecticut senate race remains a surprising potential bright spot for Republicans in what is otherwise shaping up to be a problematic cycle for them. The latest Siena poll of likely voters has Republican Linda McMahon trailing Democrat Chris Murphy by only two points.

CT Sen: Republican Linda McMahon Takes a One Point Lead

By: Thursday October 4, 2012 12:15 pm

For the past few weeks the news for Senate Democrats has been mostly positive, but the closeness of the open Senate race in Connecticut is the rare piece of very good news for Republicans. The latest Quinnipiac poll of the state shows Republican Linda McMahon with a one point lead over Democrat Chris Murphy. From [...]

PPP Confirms the Connecticut Senate Race Is Close

By: Thursday August 30, 2012 12:08 pm

The race for the Connecticut Senate seat has turned into a remarkably close contest. The latest PPP poll finds that Democrat Rep. Chris Murphy holds only a four point lead over Republican Linda McMahon. McMahon is best known for being president of World Wrestling Entertainment, where she made her personal fortune. PPP (8/22-23) Connecticut Senate [...]

Connecticut Sen: Republican Linda McMahon Holds Small Lead

By: Tuesday August 28, 2012 10:11 am

Republican Linda McMahon actually holds a small lead in the Connecticut Senate race. According to a new Qunnipiac poll she holds a three point lead over Democrat Chris Murphy in the race to replace Joe Lieberman. From Qunnipiac: 4. If the election for United States Senator were being held today and the candidates were Chris [...]

CT Sen: Lieberman’s Retirement Good News for Democrats

By: Wednesday January 19, 2011 11:22 am

The decision by independent Connecticut senator Joe Lieberman to retire is great news for Democrats on purely a political basis. It should increase the chances that a Democrat wins the Senate seat in 2012. PPP polling found that Lieberman managed to make himself extremely unpopular with the Connecticut electorate. It was probably impossible for Lieberman [...]

CT Sen: Smackdown! Blumenthal with Huge Lead over McMahon as Election Nears

By: Thursday October 14, 2010 12:19 pm

There was a brief period of time when a few pollsters showed the Connecticut Senate race as close and Linda McMahon possibly gaining steam. It lead to some speculation that Richard Blumenthal could potentially lose the race. One of those polls that showed the race almost tied was from Quinnipiac from September that had Blumenthal [...]

NV Sen: Reid-Angle Race Remains Tight as Democrats Struggle with Projected Low Turnout

By: Wednesday October 6, 2010 6:39 pm

The Senate race in Nevada remains incredibly tight according to the latest survey from CNN/Time Opinion Research. The poll also found that Harry Reid is being badly hurt by disintrest from Democratic-leaning voters adversely affecting projected turnout this year in Nevada. CNN/Time Opinion Research (PDF) (10/1-5) Likely Voters Harry Reid (D) 40 Sharron Angle (R) [...]

CT Sen: McMahon Only Three Behind Blumenthal

By: Tuesday September 28, 2010 10:40 am

Popular Democratic Attorney General Richard Blumenthal was seen by most as a shoe-in to win the open Connecticut Senate seat, but a recent poll indicates he has a real race on his hands. Republican Linda McMahon is now within striking distance according to the latest Quinnipiac poll. Quinnipiac (21-26) Richard Blumenthal 49 Linda McMahon 46 [...]

CO, CT, GA, MN Primaries Today: Competitive Contests for Direction of Both Parties

By: Tuesday August 10, 2010 12:50 pm

Tonight is one of the biggest nights remaining on the primary calendar, with primaries in Colorado, Connecticut, and Minnesota. There also is a primary runoff in Georgia. All four states feature important contests at the top spots on their ballots.

CT Primaries: Dem Gov Race Is Close, Wrestling Millionaire Has Strong Grip on GOP Senate Nod

By: Monday August 9, 2010 11:24 am

With the Connecticut primary Tuesday, Quinnipiac is out with a new poll of the top three statewide primary races. Of the three, the most interesting is the Democratic primary for Governor. In that race, former Stamford Mayor Dan Malloy has managed to gain slightly on Ned Lamont and is now only three points behind him. [...]

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