A survey conduced by Public Policy Polling shows Chris Murphy (D) with a 48-42 lead over Linda McMahon (R). Last month, the survey showed a 48-44 Murphy lead.
Although McMahon leads the race with independents by a wide 51-38 margin, women support Murphy by 54-35 margin. Polls from other organizations showed a much tighter race.
McMahon's campaign dismissed the results.
"While all polls are just a snapshot in time, PPP's newest findings in Connecticut's U.S. Senate race must be noted for what they are: Democratic numbers from a Democratic polling firm [Editor's note: this links to the campaign site]," said Corey Bliss, campaign manager. "In an effort to resurrect his failing campaign, Congressman Murphy's Washington cronies have recently given him money, staffers, and now brand new poll results."
"Who are the 47% that Mitt Romney doesn't care about? They are seniors receiving social security, students and recent graduates paying college loans, unemployed individuals looking for work, and working families making ends meet to pay their bills. On November 6th let's make our voice heard. Let's show Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan and the Republicans in Congress that we do care about all of America's people."