The latest Quinnipiac Poll showed Chris Murphy with a 49-43 lead over Linda McMahon. Both sides offered their side of the story after the results were released on Wednesday.
Corry Bliss, campaign manager for McMahon, said that Ramussen and Mason-Dixon polling firms found the race to be a dead heat.
“If it weren’t so close, Congressman Murphy might not be lying to the people of Connecticut about his record of voting for higher taxes for the middle class, voting against funding to build submarines in Groton,” Bliss said.
Murphy’s campaign fired off a similar missive to the press.
“After losing four debates and seeing the momentum shift strongly toward Chris, Linda McMahon is now relying completely on stale, desperate, and dishonest political attacks to distract voters from her extreme right-wing positions,” said spokesman Ben Marter.
Elizabeth Esty and Andrew Roraback talked to voters at a forum on Tuesday at Avon. According to Patch, the candidates saw eye-to-eye on social issues. That was not the case with economic issues.