Lamont Has 8-Point Edge In Quinnipiac Poll Of Likely Voters

Aaron Kupec
October 10, 2018 - 9:04 am

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HAMDEN, Conn. (WTIC Radio) - Democrat Ned Lamont has a 47 - 39 percent likely voter lead over Republican Bob Stefanowski in the race for governor, with 11 percent for independent candidate Oz Griebel, according to a Quinnipiac University Poll released Wednesday.

The survey shows women back Lamont over Stefanowski 53 - 31 percent, with 13 percent for Griebel. Men tip Republican 46 - 41 percent, with 9 percent for Griebel.

“Ned Lamont is ahead in the Connecticut governor’s race, but with 27 days to go, Bob Stefanowski is within striking distance,” said Quinnipiac University Poll Director Douglas Schwartz.

In Connecticut’s U.S. Senate race, Democratic incumbent Sen. Chris Murphy leads business owner Matthew Corey, the Republican challenger, 57 - 42 percent among likely voters, according to the poll.

The survey has a margin of error of plus or minus five percentage points.