National Republican Senatorial Committee
Manchester – A new poll to be released tomorrow shows Republican Sen. John Sununu has taken over the lead in next year’s likely U.S. Senate race against Democratic former Gov. Jeanne Shaheen.
The American Research Group polled 558 likely voters Dec. 16-19 and found Sununu with 52 percent, Shaheen with 41 percent and 7 percent undecided. Earlier ARG polls showed Shaheen leading Sununu, most recently by 46 to 41 percent in September.
ARG also polled a hypothetical governor’s race pitting Republican Manchester Mayor Frank Guinta against Democratic Gov. John Lynch. The poll shows Lynch leading, 48 to32 percent with 20 percent undecided.