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Ayotte Maintains Lead Over Hodes for NH Senate Seat
October 15, 2010
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DURHAM, N.H. - Republican Kelly Ayotte continues to lead Democrat Paul Hodes in the race for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire. Half of voters say they have definitely decided who they will vote for.

These findings are based on the latest WMUR/UNH New Hampshire Election Poll, conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center. Seven hundred nine (709) randomly selected New Hampshire likely voters were interviewed by telephone between Oct. 7 and Oct. 12, 2010. The margin of sampling error for the survey is +/- 3.7 percent.

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The UNH Survey Center has conducted survey research projects at the University of New Hampshire since 1976. The center has grown rapidly during the past 30 years and now conducts approximately 40 to 50 major survey projects each year. More information:

The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a world-class public research university with the feel of a New England liberal arts college. A land, sea, and space-grant university, UNH is the state's flagship public institution, enrolling more than 12,200 undergraduate and 2,200 graduate students.

Andrew Smith, director of the UNH Survey Center.


Media Contact: Andrew Smith | 603-862-2226 | UNH Survey Center