2010 Elections Poll Roundup: Undecided Voters Leaning for Republicans

Close House races in Democratic seats.

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Indiana Senate

Republican Dan Coats holds an 18 point lead over Democratic Rep. Brad Ellsworth, according to an Epic-MRA research survey released Monday. The poll shows Ellsworth trailing Coats 35 percent to 53 percent. The candidates are competing for the seat held for 12 years by Sen. Bayh, who is retiring from the Senate.

Kentucky's 6th House District

Democratic Rep. Ben Chandler and Republican Andy Barr are in a virtual tie, according to a poll released Saturday by Mason-Dixon Polling & Research. Chandler, a three-term incumbent, edges Barr 48 percent to 44 percent among likely voters with a 4.5 percent margin of error.

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Massachusetts' 10th House District

Republican District Attorney William Keating and Democratic state Rep. Jeffrey Perry are in a statistical tie, according to a Boston Globe/University of New Hampshire poll released Monday. Keating edges Perry 37 percent to 33 percent among likely voters in the district, which includes Cape Cod, with a 5.2 percent margin of error. The candidates are fighting for the seat held for 14 years by Democratic Representative Delahunt, who is retiring.

Michigan's 1st House District

Republican Dan Benishek and Democrat Gary McDowell are in a statistical tie, according to a Detroit Free Press poll released today. The survey shows Benishek holding a narrow lead over McDowell, 42 percent to 40 percent among likely voters, with a 4.9 percent margin of error. The study shows 8 percent support the independent candidate, Glenn Wilson, while 10 percent remain undecided. The candidates are fighting for the seat held for 18 years by Democratic lawmaker Stupak, who is retiring.

Missouri Senate

Republican Rep. Roy Blunt leads Democrat Robin Carnahan 49 percent to 40 percent among likely voters, according to a Mason-Dixon poll released Saturday. The survey shows Obama's job disapproval rating at 60 percent among likely voters and 66 percent among independents in the state.

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New Jersey's 3rd House District

First term Democratic Rep. John Adler and Republican Jon Runyan are virtually tied, according to a Stockton College/Zogby poll. Runyan edges Adler 40 percent to 37 percent among likely voters with a 4.1 percent margin of error. The same poll last month showed Adler with an eight point lead.

North Dakota Senate

Republican Gov. John Hoeven is leading Democrat Tracy Potter by 47 points, according to a Rasmussen poll released Sunday. The survey shows 88 percent think Hoeven is doing a good job as governor. The candidates are vying for the seat held for 18 years by Democrat Dorgan, who is retiring.

Pennsylvania Senate

Democratic Rep. Joe Sestak and Republican Pat Toomey remain in a statistical tie, according to a Muhlenberg College/Allentown Morning Call poll released today. Toomey edges Sestak 47 percent to 42 percent among likely voters, with a 5 percent margin of error.

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