New Poll Shows Tie Between Bayh, Young in US Senate Race

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A new Monmouth University poll shows an extremely close race between Democrat Evan Bayh and Republican Rep. Todd Young in Indiana’s US Senate election.

The poll finds the Bayh and Young tied at 45% with Libertarian Lucy Brenton holding 4% support. Another 5% of voters are undecided.

Indiana’s US Senate race could be pivotal in determining which party controls the Senate. The seat is currently held by Republican Sen. Dan Coats, but he is not seeking re-election.

The same poll shows a strong lead for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Trump holds 50% of support compared to Democrat Hillary Clinton’s 39% support. Libertarian Gary Johnson holds 4% support and 5% say they’re undecided.

In Indiana’s race for governor, Democrat John Gregg holds a 6% lead over Republican Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb. Gregg holds 48% support to Holcomb’s 42%, according to the poll. Libertarian Rex Bell holds 4% support and another 5% say they’re undecided.

Monmouth reports that the poll’s margin of error is plus or minus 4.9%.

Click here for the full details of the poll.

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