Poll: Tammy Duckworth Leads Joe Walsh By 9 Points

Democratic Iraq war veteran Tammy Duckworth has a solid lead over Republican Rep. Joe Walsh, in a new poll.

The poll from Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling shows Duckworth leading Walsh 50 percent to 41 percent. The survey of 500 registered voters was conducted Aug. 13-14, and has a 4.4 percent margin of error. The poll was commissioned by a liberal committee, Credo Super-PAC.