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Connecticut Governor’s Race Too Close to Call, Quinnipiac Finds

Republican Jodi Rell
The winner of tomorrow’s vote will succeed Republican Jodi Rell, who didn’t seek re-election. Source: State of Connecticut via Bloomberg

The Connecticut governor’s race is too close to call, with Republican Tom Foley carrying a three-percentage-point lead over Democrat Dan Malloy, a Quinnipiac University poll reported today.

Foley, a former U.S. ambassador to Ireland, received support from 48 percent of likely voters, the poll said. Malloy, the former mayor of Stamford, was backed by 45 percent. About 6 percent of likely voters said they were undecided. An Oct. 26 Quinnipiac poll showed Malloy leading Foley 48 percent to 43 percent.

“The late deciders are breaking for Tom Foley,” said Douglas Schwartz, poll director, in a statement. “There has been a big shift among independents in the final week of the campaign toward the Republican.”

The winner of tomorrow’s vote will succeed Republican Jodi Rell, who didn’t seek re-election.

Connecticut’s net tax-supported debt of $4,859 per person is the highest in the U.S., according to Moody’s Investors Service. In 2009, the state led the nation in personal income, at $55,063 per capita, according to Commerce Department data.

The Oct. 25-31 survey of 930 likely voters had a margin of error of 3.5 percentage points, the statement said.

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