Wednesday, October 27, 2010
Republican Ken Buck still holds a slight lead over incumbent Democrat Michael Bennet as Colorado’s U.S. Senate race heads down to the wire.
The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the state finds Buck earning 48% support to Bennet’s 44%. Three percent (3%) prefer another candidate in the race, and six percent (6%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.)
The race remains a Toss-Up in the Rasmussen Reports Election 2010 Senate Balance of Power rankings.
Two weeks ago, the candidates were in a near tie with Buck leading 47% to 45%, the closest the race had been in eight months of surveying. In surveys since March, Buck has earned 44% to 51% support, while backing for Bennet has ranged from 38% to 45%.
The survey of 750 Likely Voters in Colorado was conducted on October 25, 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.
Rasmussen Reports will release new numbers from the Colorado governor’s race tomorrow.
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