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New Poll Gives GOP’s Sullivan Small Lead in Alaska Senate Race

Rasmussen, with the first poll of Alaska’s Senate race since the August 19 GOP primary:

A new Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Alaska Voters shows Republican Dan Sullivan with a 47% to 45% lead over incumbent Democratic Senator Mark Begich.

Some politics watchers contend Alaska is a uniquely difficult state to poll accurately, but this is disputed. Most previous polling of a then-hypothetical Sullivan-Begich matchup showed a close race, except for a July CBS News/New York Times poll putting Begich up 12.

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