The new Monmouth University poll of the Delaware Senate race has Democrat Chris Coons’s lead over Republican activist Christine O’Donnell shrinking, but Coons is still ahead by ten points.
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From the pollster’s analysis: “While Coons still has the advantage, it has to be uncomfortable knowing that O’Donnell was able to shave 9 points off his lead in just two weeks. The interesting thing is that while her vote total has risen, the majority of Delaware voters still say she is unqualified for the post.”
The TPM Poll Average gives Coons a lead of 55.2%-37.7%.