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March 27, 2009

NY-20 Congressional Race: Democrat Murphy Leads By 4 Points

You can make a lot of arguments against polls in general and ones in special elections specifically but the trend isn't good for Republican Jim Tedisco.

Democrat Scott Murphy has reversed a four-point deficit and now leads Republican Jim Tedisco by 4 points, according to the latest poll from the Siena Research Institute.

Murphy now leads Tedisco 47-43 percent, with 7 percent undecided and 2 percent for Eric Sundwall, who was removed from the ballot this week. This is within the pollís +/- 3.2 percent margin of error.

Two weeks ago, Tedisco led 45-41 percent.

I still think given the nature of the district, Tedisco will win on Tuesday and succeed now Senator Gillibrand but it's going to be a near run thing.


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