"U.S. Sen. Mark Udall loses ground to U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner — and the GOP smacks its lips," said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University Poll. "This Colorado Senate race has national implications, and it's taken an ugly turn for the incumbent."
"Five points down, six days to go. The numbers are tight and the ticking clock is the enemy. Is the wolf at the door for Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper?" said Tim Malloy, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University poll, in a statement.