Last week’s surprise Impact Research poll that showed Independent challenger Evan McMullin leading Sen. Mike Lee (R) by a slight 47-46% margin has now been countered, at least to a degree. The Center Street PAC released the results of their new Utah survey (9/6-9; 563 UT likely general election voters) that posts Sen. Lee to only a 43-39% edge. The Utah Democratic Party did not field a candidate in order to coalesce behind Mr. McMullin. The move allowed Mr. McMullin a head-to-head match-up with the two-term incumbent, and it appears, at least in the short term, that the strategy to make this a competitive race has worked.
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