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Mass. Poll: Brown 49, Warren 40

8:01 AM, Feb 17, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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Suffolk University reports on its latest poll of Massachusetts voters:

Republican Scott Brown (49 percent) has a 9-point lead over Democrat Elizabeth Warren (40 percent), according to a Suffolk University/7NEWS (WHDH-Boston) poll of likely general election voters in Massachusetts.  Nine percent were undecided, and 2 percent would choose someone else.

Brown also showed significant leads over two other potential Democratic candidates, besting Marisa DeFranco 55 percent to 22 percent and Jim King 57 percent to 21 percent....

In the popularity contest, Brown recorded a 52 percent favorable rating and a 28 percent unfavorable rating, compared to Warren’s 35 percent favorable and 28 percent unfavorable rating. 

 General election voters said they favor having one Democratic and one Republican senator from Massachusetts in Washington, with 60 percent saying they see a benefit to having a member of each party representing them in the Senate and 36 percent saying they do not.

   

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