Tuesday, August 08, 2006

9:35 PM CST Lieberman Down By Less than 4%

U.S. Senate Dem - Primary
625 of 748 precincts - 84 percent
Ned Lamont 120,616 - 52 percent
Joe Lieberman (i) 111,887 - 48 percent

From the WaPo:

Polls Close in Conn. Primary

Antiwar challenger Ned Lamont took a narrow early lead tonight over Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman in Connecticut's Democratic primary, a contest that has attracted national attention as a potential bellwether of opposition to the war in Iraq among Democratic voters.

With more than 80 percent of precincts reporting in the closely watched primary, Lamont was leading with nearly 52 percent of the vote. Lieberman trailed with slightly more than 48 percent. more