Rep. Todd Akin and Claire McCaskill are in a statistical dead heat in Missouri. Akin leads among independent voters.
A new poll shows the Missouri Senate race is too close to predict a winner.
The News 4, St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Kansas City Star poll shows Senator Claire McCaskill with a 2 percent lead over Congressman Todd Akin, at 45 and 43 percent, respectively…
A few interesting numbers from the poll:
– McCaskill leads Akin 53 percent to 35 percent among voters age 18-34.
– Akin leads McCaskill 42 percent to 36 percent among independents who have made up their minds.
– Akin’s comments on rape were rated “Very Important” or “Somewhat Important” by 53 percent of voters, and “Not Too Important” or “Not At All Important” by 44 percent of voters.
Advertisement - story continues below
Mitt Romney leads Barack Obama 54 to 41 percent in the poll.