The Rasmussen poll has the main two Democratic gubernatorial contenders, Ned Lamont and Dan Malloy, leading in matchups with Republicans Tom Foley and Michael C. Fedele.
Lamont is ahead of Foley, 42 percent to 35 percent, and Fedele, 48 percent to 28 percent.
Malloy is ahead of Foley, 38 percent to 35 percent, and Fedele, 44 percent to 27 percent.
And Gov. M. Jodi Rell is heading for the exit with her popularity intact.