Updated: Thursday, 27 Sep 2012, 6:42 PM EDT
Published : Thursday, 27 Sep 2012, 1:55 PM EDT
ROCHESTER, NY (WIVB) - The latest Siena Poll gives democratic Congresswoman Louise Slaughter a 10-point lead over opponent Maggie Brooks.
The newly redrawn 25 th Congressional District is being fiercely fought with Republicans eyeing a chance to have their candidate, Brooks, unseat Slaughter. Louise Slaughter is a 13-term congresswoman.
The poll shows Slaughter at 52-percent compared to Brooks at 42-percent. The Rochester area heavily favors Slaughter but Brooks takes a narrow lead in western parts of Monroe County.