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Final Poll Before Election Suggests Democratic Sweep

The final round of Polling from the UNH Survey Center is in, and it indicates that Democrats have maintained a slight edge in the Granite State going into tomorrow’s election.

This latest poll suggests that President Barack Obama, Senator Maggie Hassan, and Anne Mclane Kuster have maintained slender leads over the past week.

The poll's biggest surprise comes in the first congressional district where incumbent Congressman Frank Guinta and former Congresswoman Carol Shea-Porter have pulled even.

When the poll pushes undecided voters as to where they are leaning, it puts Shea-Porter ever-so-slightly in the lead, but by a margin substantially smaller than the margin of error.

This is the first time that Shea-Porter has led in this poll in over a month.

The Survey Center also continues to forecast slim Democratic Majorities in the State House and Senate, though the margins have narrowed by five and four percentage points, respectively, since last poll.

Sam Evans-Brown has been working for New Hampshire Public Radio since 2010, when he began as a freelancer. He shifted gears in 2016 and began producing Outside/In, a podcast and radio show about “the natural world and how we use it.” His work has won him several awards, including two regional Edward R. Murrow awards, one national Murrow, and the Overseas Press Club of America's award for best environmental reporting in any medium. He studied Politics and Spanish at Bates College, and before reporting was variously employed as a Spanish teacher, farmer, bicycle mechanic, ski coach, research assistant, a wilderness trip leader and a technical supporter.
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