Connecticut governor's race a dead heat, poll finds

BOSTON (Reuters) – The Connecticut governor’s race, a rematch between incumbent Democrat Dannel Malloy and Republican businessman Thomas Foley, is a dead heat with each candidate holding the support of 43 percent of likely voters, a Quinnipiac University poll found. The poll, released on Wednesday, showed Malloy narrowing what a month ago had been a 6 percentage point lead for Foley, a former U.S. ambassador to Ireland. Other recent polls have shown Malloy with a lead. Neither candidate was regarded particularly favorably by the 1,085 likely voters polled Oct. …

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