County results and exit polling showed Murphy with 65 percent of the vote, compared with 34 percent for McMahon.
Nearly 2.1 million people are registered to vote, with more than 100,000 citizens becoming new voters since early September.
After running neck and neck with his rival for most of the race, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Connecticut has pulled ahead.
Republican Linda McMahon and Democrat Chris Murphy were both looking to female voters as key to winning the open seat, in the midst of the final weeks of the heated race.
The Stamford rally was Christie’s first of three campaign appearances with McMahon, who is in a battle with Democratic Rep. Chris Murphy for the Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Joe Lieberman.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is planning to jump into Connecticut politics, appearing Monday at three rallies for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon.
The latest UConn/Hartford Courant poll shows Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Rep. Chris Murphy leading Republican Linda McMahon by six points, 44-38.
At 46 to 44 percent, Democratic Rep. Chris Murphy has a razor thin edge over Republican Linda McMahon in the latest Siena Research Institute Poll.
Members of the crowd repeatedly hurled boos and erupted in cheers, as well as shouting and applause, during the third Connecticut U.S. Senate debate between Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy and Republican businesswoman Linda McMahon.
Republican Linda McMahon and Democratic U.S. Rep. Chris Murphy have been touting their dueling plans to increase jobs in the race for Senate in Connecticut. But many of their ideas have been floated by others during the campaign season this year.
Election Day is Tuesday, November 6 and if you live in Connecticut, you have to pick a new U.S. Senator.
The hour-long debate, which aired on the public affairs program “Face The State,” featured some sparring over the top issue in the race, the economy.
A new poll in the race for U.S. Senate in Connecticut shows Rep. Chris Murphy and Linda McMahon at 47 and 48 percent respectively.
Arizona Sen. John McCain is urging Connecticut veterans to turn out and vote for Republican Senate candidate Linda McMahon, saying they can make a difference in a tight election.
After Mitt Romney’s 47% don’t pay taxes remark, Conservative columnist Peggy Noonan dubbed the Romney campaign a “rolling calamity” for all its problems and continuing self-inflicted wounds. At this point, she might have to extend that label to Republican efforts to take the majority in the Senate as they flounder and flip flop.