HARTFORD, Conn. – A Republican polling firm found Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy up one point over Republican Tom Foley with third-party candidate Jonathan Pelto taking 3 percent of the vote.
Vox Populi Polling found that, if the election was held today, Malloy would beat Foley 35 to 34 percent with Pelto taking 3 percent of the 550 Connecticut voters surveyed. Malloy’s lead over Foley is within the 4.2 percent margin of error.
Sen. John McKinney, a Republican who is seeking the Republican nomination in the Aug. 12 primary, was not included in the poll. A fourth candidate Joseph Visconti who is also seeking to petition his way onto the November ballot was not included.
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