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Massachusetts Governor: Patrick (D) Still Slightly Ahead of Baker (R)

Democratic Governor Deval Patrick still holds a small lead over Republican challenger Charlie Baker in his bid for reelection in Massachusetts, with Democrat-turned-Independent Tim Cahill a far distant third.

The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Massachusetts shows Patrick earning 47% support to Baker’s 42% when leaners are included. Cahill trails with six percent (6%) of the vote. Two percent (2%) prefer another candidate in the race, and three percent (3%) are undecided. (To see survey question wording, click here.) 

The findings shift the race from a Toss-Up to Leans Democratic in the Rasmussen Reports Election 2010 Gubernatorial Scorecard. 

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