(WMUR) For the first time in New Hampshire’s blockbuster U.S. Senate campaign, the race is no longer a virtual dead heat. Gov. Maggie Hassan has taken an 8 percentage point lead over Sen. Kelly Ayotte, according to a new poll.
The WMUR Granite State Poll found that the Democratic governor leads the Republican incumbent 46 percent to 38 percent among likely voters, while 3 percent favored someone else and 13 percent were undecided.
When undecided voters were asked who they were leaning toward supporting, Hassan leads Ayotte 48 percent to 39 percent, with 4 percent supporting someone else and 9 percent undecided.
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