Schumer has double-digit lead over little-known Republican challenger, poll says

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A Marist poll finds Chuck Schumer has a big lead among registered voters over his Republican challenger in the U.S. Senate race.

Schumer is leading Joe Pinion 54% to 34%.

Among those who say they will definitely vote, Schumer is up by 13 points over Pinion.

Pinion is relatively unknown to voters, with 65% saying they never heard of him, or are unsure how to rate him.