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Maryland Senate: Cardin Maintains 7-Point Lead

Steele (R) 43%; Cardin (D) 50%

Despite a late and bitter Democratic primary, Democratic Congressman Benjamin L. Cardin is maintaining a moderate lead of 50% to 43% over Lieutenant Governor Michael S. Steele (R).

When undecided voters leaning toward a major-party candidate are added to the tallies, the Democrat's advantage grows to nine points, 53% to 44%. This race remains in the “Leans Democrat” category for our Senate Balance of Power summary.

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