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Moran widens lead in poll

Rep. Jerry Moran (left), R-Hays, increased his lead over Rep. Todd Tiahrt, R-Goddard, in the latest SurveyUSA poll, co-sponsored by KWCH, Channel 12 in Wichita. According to a survey of likely GOP primary voters, Moran leads Tiahrt in the race for the U.S. Senate by 42 to 32 percent — though 21 percent of those surveyed were undecided. Moran leads among conservatives by 42 to 34 percent, and he leads in the vote-rich battleground of northeast Kansas by 43 to 24 percent. The only region or demographic where Tiahrt is leading is southeast Kansas, where he is up 52 to 28 percent.