U.S. Republican Senate nominee Rand Paul is increasing his lead over Democratic nominee Jack Conway, according to a new poll released Thursday.
The cn|2 Poll, conducted for Insight Communications, shows Paul leading Conway 40.6 percent to 31.4 percent, with 27 percent undecided.
A poll by the cable company released July 22 showed Paul leading Conway 41 percent to 38 percent, with 19 percent undecided.
The survey of 802 likely voters was conducted by interviewers from Braun Research Inc. of Princeton, N.J., from Aug. 2 through Aug. 4. It has a margin of error of 3.46 percentage points.
About 44 percent of respondents in the poll said they had a favorable view of Conway compared to about 50 percent for Paul.