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Conn. Governor Race Too Close to Call: Quinnipiac Poll



    Race For Governor Getting Tighter

    A new Quinnipiac University poll is putting the top two candidates in a statistical dead heat.

    (Published Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2018)

    The Connecticut gubernatorial race is considered too close to call, according to a poll released by Quinnipiac University on Tuesday.

    The poll found Democrat Ned Lamont has a four-point lead over Republican Bob Stefanowski with 47 percent of likely voters to Stefanowski's 43 percent. Unaffiliated candidate Oz Griebel has fallen to 7 percent of likely voters. 

    Earlier this month, Lamont had a 47-39 percent lead over Stefanowski among likely voters with 11 percent for Griebel, a QU poll showed.

    Lamont tops Stefanowski 90-4 percent among Democrats with 5 percent for Griebel, while Stefanowski leads Lamont 93-5 percent among Republicans with 2 percent for Griebel.

    Independent voters went 43 percent for Stefanowski while 38 percent went for Lamont and 13 percent went for Griebel.

    Women back Lamont over Stefanowski 55-34 percent with 7 percent for Griebel, while men back Stefanowski over Lamont 51-38 percent with 7 percent for Griebel.

    Only 4 percent of Connecticut likely voters remain undecided and 13 percent of those who name a candidate for governor say they may change their mind within the next week, the QU poll found.

    The poll has a margin of error of +/- 4 percent. 

    See the full poll results here.