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Dem Poll: Donnelly 34, Mourdock 28

March 19, 2012

Here's a bit more from the internal poll of the Indiana Senate race conducted for Democratic Rep. Joe Donnelly's campaign that I flagged earlier this morning, per a Democratic source. The general election matchups show some hopeful signs for Democrats:

-- In one matchup, Republican Sen. Richard Lugar leads Donnelly 42 to 29 percent, with Libertarian candidate Andrew Horning at 9 percent.

-- In a another three-way matchup, Donnelly leads GOP state Treasurer Richard Mourdock 34-28 percent, with Horning at 8 percent.

The poll also suggests that Lugar wouldn't be a shoo-in for re-election, even if he does win the nomination. Tallying 42 percent against a lesser-known congressman isn't good in a Republican-leaning state, even though he would start out the race as the clear frontrunner.

National Democrats deserve credit for recruiting a credible challenger who is poised to compete should a GOP upset take place in May. But he'll have to pick up his fundraising pace: Donnelly brought in just $223,000 in the fourth quarter of 2011.

The general-election matchups are from the same survey that showed Lugar leading Mourdock by six among likely Republican primary voters. The poll included an oversample to achieve a significant number of likely Republican primary voters. The poll, conducted by the Democratic firm Global Strategy Group, surveyed 500 likely general election voters.

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