Brown Holds Comfortable Lead Over Warren In New Senate Poll

BOSTON (CBS) – The latest poll in the U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts shows Sen. Scott Brown with a comfortable lead over Democratic challenger Elizabeth Warren.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030’s Don Huff reports

Brown leads Warren 49-to-40 percent, with nine-percent undecided and two-percent preferring someone else.

The poll was conducted by Suffolk University February 11th thru 15th and has a margin of error of plus or minus four-percent.

“Brown is carrying the Worcester, west area, 48-to-37, the Middlesex and Essex County area, 50-41. He’s getting trounced in Suffolk County by 30 points to Elizabeth Warren and he’s winning the southeast Massachusetts, Cape area, 52-37,” Suffolk pollster Dave Paleologos told WBZ NewsRadio 1030.

Brown is also leading among men, while Warren leads among women.

  • dan

    whoever gets elected in mass…it will be business as usual

    • tsalnew

      I know a ton of people in other states who would have liked to weather the recession half as well as MA did.

  • tsalnew

    I like Brown. This is one of the few elections where I feel we can’t lose either way. I like Warren a lot also and have supported her campaign. In many respects I feel as Brown would be a better choice for the country since he is willing to stand for what he believes – no matter what side of the aisle. Perhaps he can set some sort of example for some of the fools on the right.

    • dan still did not tell me if you tried my wings

      • tsalnew

        I answered on Keller Dan as soon as you asked – I said we tried them and loved them and saved the recipe THEY WERE GREAT :)

  • 1stackmack

    l think brown’s doing reason to vote him out yet.and l still don’t know what warren has actually done to make her qualified for this job.

  • HDgal

    Go Scott…..

  • jaygee

    I am an Independant who voted against Brown in the last election but while I think Warren is quite a good candidate. I also like how Brown doesn’t always vote the party line. Very, very few Democrats, if any, will ever vote on their own beliefs but rather vote with the Dem’s on every single issue. I think he’s a pretty good guy and will definately check his name this time.

    • Wm.W

      Do you realize that the GOP protects Brown and his votes. When his vote isn’t needed, he is allowed to vote the way that neutralizes any issue with Warren. If you believe he votes his conscience, you are sadly mistaken. He is simply Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe in pants. As moderate at these 3 are at the core, they will never challenge the party.

    • tsalnew

      jaygee – I’m almost on your page. I didn’t vote for Brown last time either and am also an independent. I may well vote for him this time. As far as a party that won’t cross the line – I’d say it’s the republicans. The democrats have given in every single time the republicans have had a temper tantrum simply because the republicans were happy to keep the country in limbo and the dems saw it was hurting the country.

      • petem

        I agree that the Dems have been chickens WAY too much in the last 3 years certainly…that said the effect of them playing the game the repubs are would have been catastrophic. Imagine the heads exploding over a Faux News if the Dems did 1/10th of the things Boehner et al have…

        BTW, i mistakenly clicked ‘Report comment’ when i went to reply…

        I think it’s time for me to lie down…have a good night!

      • tsalnew

        petem – I agree. And you what is really funny. Although I would like to think Brown standing with the dems on the payroll tax cut was a political maneuver, if it had been a democrat who did that, the republicans would have been screaming that he was posturing since it’s an election year and he has to appeal to the independents in MA. It’s a given.

        As far as what would have happened if the dems had not caved to the republican games, you are absolutely right. The problem is that the republicans in congress now are willing to gamble with this country’s future. To be fair to them, it’s the tea party that is tearing their party apart and is as destructive a force as I can remember in my lifetime. It would have been like letting John Birch rule the republican party years ago.

      • Tsalnew

        Correction. I meant to say I would NOT think it was politically motivated to stand with the dems on payroll cuts

  • Mar

    I saw the poll released today with Scott Brown ahead by 9 points. The poll basically excluded most of the voters from Suffolk County (Boston and surrounding suburbs). Suffolk County is our most liberal and Democratic-leaning County, and Elizabeth Warren’s strongest base of support. It’s funny how Suffolk University intentionally excluded most of that County, and polled our most Conservative areas of the state. Then they published the results of their poll as “valid” and said they were representative of all voters in Mass. Its unethical to intentionally choose a certain population and then say the results are representative of the whole. Are they trying to influence the election results in November? Just sayin’.

    • fred

      Suffolk county has about 12% of the states population and they were 9% of the poll, Middlesex/Essex has about 36% of the population and they were 35% of the poll, The southeastern counties have about 25% of the population and were 31% of the poll and Worcester and western counties have about 27% of the population and they were about 25% of the poll. Cambridge is the county seat of Middlesex county and towns such as Lexington, Concord, Lincoln, etc are all in Middlesex county and they are bastions of liberalism so i don’t really see a skewed poll as you suggest. Perhaps people are not buying her anti wall street sentiment when Harvards ability to pay her over 300,000. for teaching a class is a major result of Havard prudently investing a great deal of their endowment with wall street. In addition to that salary she was able to make other six figure earnings through consultant work. That’s great that she can do this but she can’t have it both ways – being a benefactor of the system and then trashing it. Can anyone say hypocrat (rhymes with democrat). Look at the voting record of the Massachusetts congressional delegation – they vote Dem over 98% of the time while Scott Brown clearly is the most bi-partisan. Warren will vote in lock step with the liberals. People like to have an alternate voice that’s probably why we have had republican governors for a long stretch from the late 80’s to Deval to counter the overwhelmingly democratic legislature.

  • taxedout

    Don’t know…Warren backs the Gov on not pushing the Secure Communites, and backed big time the occupiers. This I feel makes her the ideal candiate in this election!!! At 600k a year on her Harvard job, and to leave that I’m sure she has the best interest of the people in this state!!! Yes just the right candidate for Mass!!!

    • tsalnew

      taxed out – and there is the dilemma – I’m trying to decide if her politics which I absolutely agree with are better or a person who will try to lead by example a party that is literally destroying our country.

  • massman

    Brown will lose in November.

    • gramps

      If that occurs, it’s America that loses….

      Liz will be just another rubber stamp!


  • sloopjohnB2

    Hey massman, what flavor of cool aid have you been drinking? Queen Lizzie, the anointed one, is going to lose everywhere except, Brookline, Newton and the republic of Cambridge. The limousine liberal moonbats are all going to be in a big tizzy come November.

    • tsalnew

      sloopjohnB2 – really? How mature. Glad you have all the answers, however. Next time, I’ll wait until you post your opinion so I’ll know what mine should be.

  • hackwannabe

    Go Scott. Ms Warren has NOT produced any evidence that she is qualified for the job. All we have are campaign bytes about what she is. She has done nothing to qualify herself except having the (D) next to her name. Deception is the name of the game in MA.

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