Polling released in the final weeks of the governor’s race shows CT Gov. Ned Lamont with a steady double-digit lead over Bob Stefanowski.
Law enforcement gears up for Election Day as advocates worry about police at the polls
Registrars of voters can request police protection if they anticipate trouble. But it’s uncommon for officials to request the help.
Murphy says vote for Griebel is vote for Trump, others ask him to drop out
WASHINGTON – Sen. Chris Murphy on warned Connecticut voters that casting a ballot on Tuesday for independent gubernatorial candidate Oz Griebel was “as good as a vote for Donald Trump.” Meanwhile, a coalition of progressive groups in Connecticut asked Griebel, and his running mate Monte Frank, to drop out of the race because he’s pulling support from Democratic candidate Ned Lamont.
Down by 2 points yesterday, Lamont up 9 today
In nine public polls by four pollsters, Democrat Ned Lamont has topped Republican Bob Stefanowski in all but one. Other than an early poll that did not screen for likely voters, Lamont’s leads have ranged from four to nine percentage points. Whatever the numbers, the race generally is rated a toss up.
SHU/Hearst poll has Stefanowski ahead by 2.4 points
His lead of 2.4 points is within the margin of error, but Republican Bob Stefanowski nudged ahead of Democrat Ned Lamont for the first time Thursday in a Sacred Heart University/Hearst Connecticut Media poll in the Connecticut gubernatorial race.
Quinnipiac: Lamont’s lead over Stefanowski shrinks to 4 points
A Quinnipiac University poll of likely voters released Tuesday shows Democrat Ned Lamont’s lead over Republican Bob Stefanowski has shrunk by half to four percentage points in Connecticut’s gubernatorial race and now sits precariously within the margin of error. Lamont leads Stefanowski, 47 percent to 43 percent, with Oz Griebel at 7 percent.
First poll: Lamont leads Stefanowski in tight race
Democrat Ned Lamont holds a lead over Republican Bob Stefanowski that falls within the margin of error in the first public poll of the Connecticut race for governor, reinforcing an assumption long expressed by analysts: It’s a toss up. The poll of Sacred Heart University/ Hearst Connecticut is the first of two coming out today.
To some in Connecticut, Trump can do no wrong
In an angry speech in Phoenix, Ariz., President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended his reaction to the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va., and was met with cheers from his followers. Despite overall low job approval numbers, polls show he can count on a significant number of loyal supporters in every state, including Connecticut.
Murphy, stumping in Ohio for Clinton, Strickland, presses gun control
WASHINGTON — Sen. Chris Murphy is testing the political effectiveness of his push for stricter gun laws in Ohio, a battleground for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump and a state that could help decide control of the Senate. In an odd pairing, Murphy is trying to help elect Ted Strickland, a Democrat who was once one of the fiercest defenders of Second Amendment rights on Capitol Hill.
Pollsters win in Connecticut governor’s race
Quinnipiac University, Public Policy Polling and Rasmussen Reports all were winners in Connecticut’s race for governor with final polls that were spot on or within the margin of error compared to the actual results.
A new poll and a little trash talk in CT’s race for governor
On a day of cold rain and hot rhetoric, a new poll and a bit of trash talk, the campaigns of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Tom Foley intersected Saturday in Bridgeport, where the final votes were counted in 2010.
In an angry, unsettled season, Malloy stays the course
Even at 43 percent in the polls, Dannel P. Malloy says there’s little he would have done differently. And Connecticut shouldn’t expect him to change if he is re-elected Tuesday, even if 52 percent of voters do have an unfavorable opinion of him.
Quinnipiac poll has Malloy, Foley tied at 43 percent
Connecticut’s race for governor is going to the wire with Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley tied at 43 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday. Petitioning candidate Joe Visconti was at seven percent.
CBS-Times web poll calls CT governor’s race a toss up
A CBS-New York Times poll based on internet surveys by YouGov found Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican Tom Foley tied at 40 percent in Connecticut’s race for governor, with Joe Visconti at three percent. (Actually, Malloy was up by less than a point, but they rounded.) The poll is based on online surveys from […]
Quinnipiac’s Connecticut cliffhanger: Malloy 43%, Foley 42%
Connecticut’s race for governor remained tight Wednesday as Gov. Dannel P. Malloy opened a one-point lead over Republican Tom Foley in a new Quinnipiac University poll, 43 percent to 42 percent. Petitioning candidate Joe Visconti remained at nine percent.