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Hobbs and Lake neck and neck in new poll

A poll conducted by Suffolk University and The Arizona Republic shows that the candidates for governor are almost tied.

PHOENIX — A new poll from Suffolk University with The Arizona Republic shows that Democrat Katie Hobbs and Republican Kari Lake are nearly tied in the race for Governor. Hobbs has a thin lead, but nearly a fifth of independents are undecided.

The poll shows Hobbs with a 1 percent lead over Lake, with 46 percent of respondents saying they would vote for Hobbs compared to 45 percent for Lake.

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That's within the poll's margin of error.

Polling was conducted from Sept. 21-25 using telephone interviews with 500 state residents by Suffolk University for The Arizona Republic. The margin of error was recorded as plus or minus 4.4 percentage points. 

Early voting begins Oct. 12.

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