A new Pajamas Media/Cross Target Poll taken yesterday afternoon shows Republican Scott Brown leading Democrat Martha Coakley 52%-42% just hours before the Massachusetts Special Election to fill the Senate seat formerly held by the late Sen. Ted Kennedy.
The same polling organization found Brown leading by 15% on Friday:
A poll taken Sunday afternoon while President Obama was in Massachusetts campaigning for Democrat Martha Coakley against Republican Scott Brown for the open Senate seat in that state showed Brown leading his Democratic opponent by 9.6% (51.9% to 42.3% with 5.7% undecided).
The poll, conducted via telephone for Pajamas Media by CrossTarget, was of 574 Likely Massachusetts Voters and has a margin of error of +/-4.09%. CrossTarget used the exact method – Interactive Voice Technology (IVR) – it used in a similar poll for PJM on Friday. The previous poll showed Brown ahead by approximately 15%. . . . . MORE