Bennet’s campaign will release numbers of its own today showing the incumbent at 44 percent to Buck’s 40 percent. That poll was in the field from Aug. 16-20 and conducted by Bennet campaign pollster Paul Harstad. […]
Whether the Ipsos poll or the Bennet internal survey is right, both suggest that Buck is a credible candidate who presents a real threat to the incumbent this fall. And, given the primacy of Colorado to both parties’ national strategy heading into 2012, the race is sure to get lots of attention (read: money from both sides over the final two months of the midterms.
Yesterday a Reuters/Ipsos poll put Buck ahead of Bennet by 9 points, 49-40 percent.