The Democratic candidates in Connecticut”™s gubernatorial and U.S. Senate races are leading their Republican opponents by double-digit leads, according to a newly released Quinnipiac University poll.
In Connecticut’s race for governor, Democratic incumbent Ned Lamont leads his Republican challenger Bob Stefanowski 57% to 40% ”“ and 84% of voters said their minds were already made up on how they are voting in November.
“Seventeen points is by any measure a huge lead. Barring a calamity, it certainly looks like a cruise control ride up I-91 and back to the statehouse in Hartford for Governor Lamont,”
said Quinnipiac University Poll Director Doug Schwartz.
In the race for U.S. Senate in Connecticut, two-term Democratic incumbent Richard Blumenthal leads his Donald Trump-endorsed Republican challenger Leora Levy 57% to 40% ”“ and 89% of voters said their minds were made up on how they were voting.
“Is it shaping up to be a big blue state blowout for Blumenthal? GOP Senate candidate and Trump enthusiast Leora Levy certainly gets no assist from Trump’s 27% favorability rating in the state as Blumenthal gets strong support from women,” added Schwartz.