Moran leads Tiahrt 39-35 in SUSA poll

Rep. Jerry MoranJerry MoranSenate panel advances ticket bots crackdown Overnight Tech: GOP says internet fight isn't over | EU chief defends Apple tax ruling | Feds roll out self-driving car guidelines | Netflix's China worries GOP pressures Kerry on Russia's use of Iranian airbase MORE leads Rep. Todd Tiahrt in the Kansas GOP Senate primary within the margin of error, according to a new SurveyUSA poll.

The poll showed Moran leading Tiahrt 39-35, just inside the margin of error. It also showed the man vacating the Senate seat, Sen. Sam Brownback (R), dominating the GOP gubernatorial primary, 64-17 over Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh.

The Senate race is a de facto general election at this point, with the strong GOP lean of the state and the fact that Gov. Kathleen SebeliusKathleen SebeliusRomney: Trump victory 'very possible' Fighting for assisted living facilities The chaotic fight for ObamaCare MORE (D) has been appointed to President Obama