GOP Senate nominee and Tea Party favorite Rand Paul
is leading his Democratic opponent, state Attorney General Jack Conway
, by 49 percent to 42 percent with 4 percent preferring some other candidate and 6 percent undecided, according to a Rasmussen Reports poll
on the Kentucky race conducted July 20. The margin of error is 4 points.
That's about the same margin Paul had in the last Rasmussen poll conducted June 28. A Public Policy Polling survey
conducted June 28-30 had Paul and Conway in a tie.
In the last Rasmussen poll, the number who saw Paul "very" unfavorably was 24 percent, which has now come down to 19 percent.
Paul is out-polling Conway among unaffiliated voters by about 3-to-1.
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