Shaheen Leads Sununu In Latest Poll

A new Rasmussen Reports poll has Former New Hampshire Gov. Jeanne Shaheen Jeanne ShaheenCarter pledges probe of sex assault testimony Pentagon looks to reduce billion energy bill Senate looks for easy wins amid 2016 gridlock MORE (D) ahead of Sen. John Sununu (R) in the rematch of their 2002 Senate race.

Shaheen receives 51 percent compared to Sununu's 43 percent in the poll, taken April 30. She also led Sununu by eight points in Rasmussen surveys taken in February and March.

Shaheen lost their 2002 race by just five points. Democrats blamed Shaheen's loss on Republican efforts to jam party and union phone lines used to turnout voters on election day. Two GOP operatives were convicted in connection with the phone jamming case, though one of the verdicts was was overturned.

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