Sen. Kelly AyotteKelly Ann AyotteBottom line Bottom line Bottom Line MORE (R-N.H.) has a slight lead over Gov. Maggie HassanMargaret (Maggie) HassanSenators press IRS chief on stimulus check pitfalls Hillicon Valley: Livestreaming service Twitch suspends Trump account | Reddit updates hate speech policy, bans subreddits including The_Donald | India bans TikTok Senators move to boost state and local cybersecurity as part of annual defense bill MORE (D-N.H) in a potential Senate matchup for 2016, according to a new poll conducted by the New England College Polling Institute for the New Hampshire Journal.

The poll found Ayotte taking 48 percent over Hassan at 42.5 percent.

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Ayotte has said she will seek reelection in 2016, but is also whispered to be a potential vice presidential candidate on the GOP ticket.

Hassan was just reelected as governor in 2014 and hasn’t said whether she’s considering a potential bid for U.S. Senate.

The poll of 541 registered voters in New Hampshire was conducted on Dec. 1 and has a 4.2 percentage point margin of error.