Poll: McMahon Leads Murphy In Conn. Senate Race

Professional wrestling mogul and Republican nominee Linda McMahon leads Rep. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) in Connecticut’s tight U.S. Senate race, according to a new poll released Tuesday.

The latest survey from Quinnipiac University shows McMahon leading Murphy among likely Connecticut voters, 49 percent to 46 percent.  

The PollTracker Average currently mirrors the findings of the Quinnipiac poll, with McMahon leading Murphy by 3 points. 

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