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Oregon Senate: Smith 48% Merkley 30%; Smith 48% Novick 35%

The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Oregon voters found Republican Incumbent Senator Gordon Smith with leads over his Democratic challengers. Smith leads Jeff Merkley 48% to 30% and Steve Novick 48% to 35% in head-to-head match-ups. While the Senator may find some comfort in a double-digit margin, any incumbent who polls below 50% is considered potentially vulnerable.

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