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MA Poll: Warren: 53, Brown: 46

vbalfour Wrote: Oct 30, 2012 4:35 PM
Ugh. I don't understand how the Globe poll could show Romney gaining 14 points and yet in this poll, the gap widening. Makes no sense. Very volatile race.

I’m now beginning to think that the Boston Globe poll released on Monday was probably an outlier:

A new poll released today shows Elizabeth Warren leading Senator Scott Brown by 7 percentage points, one of the Democratic challenger’s largest leads in any poll taken in recent months.

The poll, by Suffolk University/News 7, was released a day after a Boston Globe poll showed a much tighter race, with Brown leading by 2 percentage points. The Globe poll showed an exact tie when including responses from voters who did not express an initial preference but said they...