Posted: Aug 2, 2010 6:46 AM by Bea Karnes, News First 5
Updated: Aug 2, 2010 6:47 AM
Democrat Andrew Romanoff has surged in his primary challenge against Colorado Sen. Michael Bennet, according to a Denver Post poll.
The newspaper and KUSA-TV reported Sunday that Romanoff has closed a double-digit deficit to Bennet and now holds a narrow lead of 48 percent to 45 percent, with the rest undecided. The poll by Survey USA had a margin of error of plus or minus 4.3 percentage points.
Republicans showed in a change in their primary race for governor.Tea Party favorite Dan Maes led 43 percent to 39 percent over former Rep. Scott McInnis, who recently admitted to plagiarism. That poll had a margin of error of plus or minus 4.1 percentage points.
The polls of likely voters from both parties were conducted by telephone last week.