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Poll: California Governor's, Senate Races Remain Close

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A new poll shows Californians are split between the Democratic and Republican candidates in the contests for governor and U.S. Senate.

And a large number of voters are still undecided in both races.

The Public Policy Institute of California poll released Wednesday shows 37 percent of likely voters support Democrat Jerry Brown for governor while 34 percent support Republican Meg Whitman. Nearly one in four voters are undecided.

It also shows 39 percent of likely voters support Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer while 34 percent support Republican challenger Carly Fiorina, with 22 percent undecided.

The poll surveyed 2,502 California residents from July 6 to July 20 and has a margin of error of 2 percentage points.

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