Rep. Jerry MoranGerald (Jerry) MoranIt's time for Congress to act: Save jobs and stabilize the aerospace industry Lobbying world This World Suicide Prevention Day, let's recommit to protecting the lives of our veterans 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 SebeliusBiden seeks to use the bully pulpit he has on COVID-19 Biden unveils COVID-19 task force Biden's COVID-19 crisis team takes shape as virus rages MORE (D) has been appointed to President Obama