A Rasmussen Reports poll on Connecticut’s US Senate race between Linda McMahon and Richard Blumenthal puts the race within five points. The poll, which was conducted two weeks ago, but just released Monday shows Blumenthal with 50 percent of the vote and McMahon with 45 percent of the vote.

The poll was a survey of 500 likely voters and was conducted on September 9, 2010 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is plus or minus 4.5 percentage points with a 95 percent level of confidence.

Click here to read the poll results.