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MassINC for WBUR (PDF). 2/6-2/9 Likely voters. MoE +/- 4.4% (8/30-9/1 results):
Elizabeth Warren (D): 46 (35)
Scott Brown (R-inc): 43 (44)
Undecided: 11 (18)
This is the first MassInc poll on the campaign since Elizabeth Warren declared her candidacy for the Senate in mid-September, and only the third since early October (see here and here for all MA-Sen polls). Goal ThermometerSo, while Warren turning a nine-point deficit into a three-point lead is excellent news, and while this poll does provide more evidence that Warren is currently ahead, the relative dearth of polling means there is still a lot of uncertainty about the state of this campaign.

Further, despite her narrow lead, there are indications  that the barrage of negative advertising against Warren has taken a toll. Both Scott Brown and Warren are viewed unfavorably by 29 percent of the Massachusetts electorate, but 50 percent hold a favorable view of Brown, compared to only 39 percent for Warren.

So the bottom line is this: Warren is probably still in the lead, but the negative attacks against her are keeping it close. She needs your help to stay ahead.

Please, contribute $5 to Elizabeth Warren on Orange to Blue.

Originally posted to Daily Kos on Tue Feb 14, 2012 at 08:31 AM PST.

Also republished by Massachusetts Kosmopolitans.

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