Daily Kos/Research 2000 poll, that is. Highlights:
Michael Bennet is statistically tied with Jane Norton in this poll, technically leading 40% to 39% with 21% undecided. Men prefer Norton 45%-35%, women refer Bennet 45%-33%. Gubernatorial candidates Scott McInnis and John Hickenlooper are similarly tied at 43% each.
The benchmark favorability ratings for the parties and President Barack Obama fall within the range consistent with other polls. Read the full results and methodology here.
Bottom line? We’re not saying this poll is any more valid than Rasmussen’s poll from a few days ago, or the Harstad Research poll released at the end of last week. Taken together, all of the polling done by the various firms, each with their own methods and possible biases, assemble a composite picture of a given race. Keep track of the results of different polls over time, and you’ll see clear trends–and consistent outliers–begin to emerge.