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Marty Walsh dominates Tito Jackson in new Globe poll

Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh (left) holds a commanding 35-point advantage over rival Tito Jackson (right) in a new Suffolk University/Boston Globe poll. –Barry Chin/Globe Staff photos

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Mayor Martin J. Walsh has a dominant lead of 35 percentage points over Councilor Tito Jackson in a new Suffolk University/Boston Globe poll.

The findings, coming just over two weeks before the Nov. 7 election, show Walsh with soaring marks overall, with 69 percent of the voters saying they hold a favorable view of the mayor, 66 percent saying they are pleased with his job performance, and 59 percent stating that Boston, under Walsh, has implemented progressive policies.

Walsh is beating Jackson, 58 percent to 23 percent, with 17 percent undecided in the survey, released Sunday.

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