Tuesday, October 05, 2010
Republican challenger Ken Buck still holds a slight advantage in his race against incumbent Democratic Senator Michael Bennet in Colorado.
The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Colorado shows Buck with 50% support, while Bennet earns 45% of the vote. Two percent (2%) like some other candidate in the race, and four percent (4%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The race remains Leans GOP in the Rasmussen Reports Election 2010 Senate Balance of Power rankings.
A week ago, Buck, a conservative county prosecutor, crossed the 50% mark for the first time, leading Bennet 51% to 43.
The survey of 750 Likely Voters in Colorado was conducted on October 3, 2010 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/-4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
Additional data from this survey will be released at www.rasmussenreports.com/Colorado.
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