Lamont in a Dead Heat With Lieberman
Connecticut businessman and teacher Ned Lamont has pulled into a dead heat with Sen. Joe Lieberman, according to a Quinnipiac poll. That is unbelievable momentum, and should erase any doubt about Lamont’s viability.
’TIS THE REASON…
HAMDEN, Conn. — Democratic challenger Ned Lamont has pulled into a dead heat in his U.S. Senate race with incumbent Joe Lieberman, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday.
The poll shows Lamont ahead 51-47 percent among likely voters in the Aug. 8 Democratic primary. That compares to a 55-40 percent lead for Lieberman in a similar poll in June.
The telephone survey of 2,502 registered voters was conducted July 13-18. It has a sampling error margin of about 2 percentage points. But the error margin among the 653 likely Democratic primary voters is 3.8 percentage points, putting the candidates in a statistical dead heat.
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