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July 31, 2014

Massachusetts: New Poll Shows Scott Brown, Elizabeth Warren Tied

Massachusetts: New Poll Shows Scott Brown, Elizabeth Warren Tied

A new poll showed Sen. Scott Brown tied with his Democratic challenger as the campaign winds down. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call File Photo)

A new poll in the bitterly fought Massachusetts Senate race found Sen. Scott Brown (R) tied with Democrat Elizabeth Warren. In a horse-race matchup among likely voters, including those who lean toward Brown or Warren, each candidate took 47 percent.

The survey, conducted for the Boston Globe by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center, found 54 percent of those polled had a favorable impression of Brown, while 37 percent saw him unfavorably. Forty-nine percent saw Warren, a Harvard University professor and consumer advocate, favorably while 42 percent had an unfavorable view of her.

A number of earlier polls found Warren leading.

Roll Call rates the race as a Tossup.

The poll surveyed 583 likely Bay State voters by live telephone interview from Oct. 24 to 28.  It had a margin of error of 4.1 points.

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