Murphy leads in latest Senate poll

A new poll by UConn and the Hartford Courant shows 44 percent of likely votes back the Democrat Murphy.

Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon

Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon (Credit: News 12)

HARTFORD - Chris Murphy has pulled into a small lead in his Senate fight against Linda McMahon.

A new poll by UConn and the Hartford Courant shows 44 percent of likely votes back the Democrat Murphy.

That is compared to 38 percent for the Republican McMahon.

Another 17 percent are undecided.

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