The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) claimed Democrat Jim Martin is within striking distance of Sen. Saxby ChamblissClarence (Saxby) Saxby ChamblissFight for Senate majority boils down to Georgia Lobbying world GOP lobbyist tapped for White House legislative affairs MORE in a new poll they released Monday.

The DSCC poll showed Chambliss leading Martin 48-46 percent, within the poll's four percent margin of error. Because the race is a runoff of the November 4th contest, either candidate will need a simple majority to win.