Louisville, KY – A new poll shows a suddenly tight race between U.S. Senator Jim Bunning and his Democratic challenger Daniel Mongiardo.
The Bluegras Poll shows Bunning leading by six percentage points. The difference between the two cnadidates is within the poll's margin of error of plus or minus 3.7 % points.
A similar poll in September showed Bunning with a 17 point lead.
The new poll was taken by phone from Monday through Wednesday of last week. It shows 49% of likely voters would vote for Bunning and 43% prefer Mongiardo, a state senator from Hazard in eastern kentucky. 9% were undecided.