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Q Poll: McMahon Leads Shays, But Weaker Against Dems Q Poll: McMahon Leads Shays, But Weaker Against Dems Q Poll: McMahon Leads Shays, But Weaker Against Dems Q Poll: McMahon Leads Sha...

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Q Poll: McMahon Leads Shays, But Weaker Against Dems

March 22, 2012
Voters are split on McMahon: 40 percent have a favorable opinion of her, while 44 percent have an unfavorable opinion. McMahon's favorability rating lags among women (36 percent favorable, 44 percent unfavorable); McMahon's campaign has been touting the candidate's concerted outreach efforts to women this time around. McMahon's favorabiity ratings are strong among Republicans, 74 percent of whom have a favorable opinion of McMahon, compared to 16 percent who have an unfavorable opinion. Shays' numbers among Republicans are slightly weaker: 60 percent favorable, 8 percent unfavorable. Whichever candidates win their respective parties' nominations, Democrats can expect a boost at the top of the ticket, according to the poll. A majority of voters approve of President Obama's job performance, and Obama leads former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney by a wide margin, 53 percent to 37 percent. The Quinnipiac poll was conducted March 14-19, surveying 1,622 registered voters, for a margin of error of plus-or-minus 2.4 percentage points. The overall sample includes 640 Democrats and 429 Republicans; the margins of error for those subsamples are plus-or-minus 3.9 percent and 4.7 percent, respectively.
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