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Quinnipiac Poll: Foley leads Malloy by 6 points in governor’s race

Quinnipiac University’s first survey of the Connecticut governor’s race in four months found Republican Tom Foley leading Gov. Dannel P. Malloy, the first-term Democrat, by 6 percentage points among likely voters with two months left in their campaign. In a poll released Wednesday, Foley’s lead was 46 percent to 40 percent, with petitioning candidate Joe Visconti at 7 percent.

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Joe Visconti and the gun issue are both sticking around

Joe Visconti’s path to the Republican gubernatorial primary runs past Hoffman Guns, where his campaign sets up under a red canopy most mornings, collecting signatures on a clipboard and cash donations in a big jug. He captured only 1.76 percent of the convention vote, but he’s a lot like the gun issue. Neither will go away, and no one is quite sure what that means for the rest of the GOP field.