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Poll shows Republican Allan Fung leading in Rhode Island House race

Republican candidate Allan Fung holds an 8 percentage point lead over Democrat Seth Magaziner in Rhode Island’s 2nd Congressional District, according to a new poll.

A Suffolk University-Boston Globe poll released on Tuesday showed Fung, the former mayor of Cranston, R.I., receiving 45 percent among general election voters in the state, compared to Magaziner, the state’s general treasurer, with 37 percent. A separate 13 percent said they were undecided, while 5 percent said they supported independent candidate William Gilbert.

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