Blumenthal +17 Over Trump Pick In New CT Senate Poll

Quinnipiac Polling reports:

In the race for U.S. Senate in Connecticut, Democratic incumbent Richard Blumenthal, who’s seeking a third term, leads Republican challenger Leora Levy 57 – 40 percent.

Democrats (97 – 2 percent) back Blumenthal, while Republicans (87 – 11 percent) back Levy. Independents are divided, with 48 percent backing Levy and 47 percent backing Blumenthal.

Similar to the governor’s race, there is a big gender gap. Women support Blumenthal 64 – 33 percent. Men are evenly split, with 48 percent supporting Blumenthal and 48 percent supporting Levy.

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