Poll: Fisher Builds Lead In Ohio U-S Senate Race.

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A poll coming less than a week before the primary shows Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher jumping far out in front in Ohio’s Democratic U.S. Senate race. The Quinnipiac University survey of Democratic voters released Wednesday has Fisher with 41 percent and Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner (BROO’-nur) with 24 percent.

Fisher led Brunner 33-26 percent in a similar poll last month. The pollsters note that Fisher has “overwhelmed” Brunner in advertising. They caution that 34 percent of voters remain undecided and that 51 percent who’ve named a candidate say they could switch by Tuesday’s primary.

The survey of 987 Ohio likely Democratic primary voters was conducted April 22-26 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 3.1 percentage points.