While Democrat Richard Blumenthal held a 10% lead over Republican Linda McMahon in August, the most recent Quinnipac survey shows Blumenthal’s lead over the former wrestling executive has declined to 3%. As a result, the sprint for the seat of outgoing Democratic Senator Christopher Dodd has shifted from leaning Democrat to a toss-up. McMahon not only has the most campaign receipts of all the Senatorial candidates, albeit with her own money, but McMahon also has a drastic lead over Blumenthal in campaign expenditures. In fact, McMahon has spent over 15x’s more than Blumenthal, as the chart below shows.
Quinnipac conducted both of the above polls and have a margin of error of ±3%.