Blunt polls better with male voters, leading Carnahan by 17 points -- but Carnahan polls better with female voters, a demographic she leads by a sizable 13 points. Both candidates have favorability scores that top the 50 percent mark, and they are almost equally popular among their respective party's bases, the poll also found.
But Rasmussen's findings perhaps mean Blunt is slowly gaining an early edge.
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
The Hill: Blunt gains slight edge in Senate race
The Washington newspaper, The Hill, is giving Seventh District Congressman Roy Blunt the edge in his battle against Secretary of State Robin Carnahan for the U. S. Senate, with both receiving 46 percent support from those polled: