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Boxer Posts Weak Numbers in Latest California Senate Poll

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Three-term Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer is managing no better than 43 percent in match-ups with her potential Republican rivals and all of her leads are within the margin of error in a Rasmussen Reports poll conducted April 12.

Boxer leads former Rep. Tom Campbell by 43 percent to 41 percent with 6 percent preferring another candidate and 10 percent undecided. (The margin of error is 4.5 points).

She runs ahead of former Hewlett-Packward CEO Carly Fiorina by by 42 percent to 38 percent with 7 percent preferring another choice and 13 percent undecided.

She leads state Assemblyman Chuck DeVore by 42 percent to 39 percent with 8 percent preferring someone else and 13 percent undecided.

While 51 percent see Boxer very or somewhat favorably, 36 percent see her "very" unfavorably compared to 22 percent who see her "very" favorably.

The favorable numbers for the Republican candidates are less meaningful because at least 3 in 10 voters don't know enough about them to be sure of their opinions.

The Republican primary is June 8. Campbell held a small 29 percent to 25 percent lead over Fiorina with DeVore way behind at 9 percent, according to a Los Angeles Times/USC poll conducted March 23-30.

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