Politics & Policy

Tough Fights in Conn.’s Second and Third Districts

Capitol Report releases its final two polls, showing the Democrats in Connecticut’s second and third congressional districts with large leads:

HARTFORD, CT (October 8, 2010) – Democratic U.S. Representatives Rosa DeLauro and Joe Courtney have comfortable leadsagainst their Republican opponents according to a poll released today on Connecticut’s 2nd and 3rd congressional districts.Representative DeLauro has 58.1 percent to Republican Jerry Labriola’s 36.5 percent and Representative Courtney has 55.0 percent toRepublican Janet Peckinpaugh’s 41.3 percent.

The polls were commissioned by ctcapitolreport.com and conducted by the Merriman River Group on October 3-5, 2010. In the 2nd congressional district, 545 voters were surveyed of which 3.7 percent are still unsure of whom they will support. There is amargin of error of +/- 4.2 percent.

In the 3rd congressional district, 513 voters were surveyed and 5.5 percent are still unsure of whom they will support. There isa margin of error of +/- 4.3 percent.

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