The widely watched U.S. Senate race in Massachusetts remains close, a new poll released Tuesday evening shows.
According to the latest survey from MassINC Polling Group, Democrat Elizabeth Warren earns the support of 40 percent of voters, while Republican Sen. Scott Brown picks up the support of 38 percent. The 2-point gap is within the poll's 4.4 percent margin of error.
Voters nationwide appear to be growing frustrated with both presidential candidates as negative campaigning intensifies, but Massachusetts voters are warming up to both Warren and Brown. Tuesday's poll shows that Warren's favorability rating stands at 47 percent, a 13-point jump from MassINC's April poll and a sign that voters continue to learn more about the Harvard Law professor and consumer watchdog. Brown's favorability rating also increased, albeit by a smaller margin, from 46 percent in April to 50 percent in the most recent poll.
The PollTracker Average currently shows an extremely tight race between Warren and Brown.