William Landers, CEO of Ameriborn News, calculates the numbers and odds for this interesting race scheduled for August 14, 2012.
I think the numbers will be close and look something like this after the voting tally is all over:
Christopher Shays: 47,573
Linda McMahon: 47,207
I would give even odds on either pulling off a victory.
I figure there will be around 94,780 votes cast, and should be with-in 2000 votes for either candidate.
The final percentage should be with-in 2.61%, less then 3 % either way.