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Connecticut Governor: Rell Lead Widens

Jodi Rell (R) 61%, John DeStefano (D) 31%

Last year some pundits argued that in Democratic-leaning Connecticut, the reelection of even a well-liked Republican incumbent like Governor Jodi Rell could not be taken for granted.

Events do have a way of upending conventional political wisdom. In Connecticut, though, Exhibit A would be the twisty Senate race. However, there are no bumps in the road yet for the Republican Rell, who now leads Democrat John DeStefano 61% to 31%. For Rell, that’s an eight-point jump since our July 20 poll.

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