FL Gov: Bill McCollum Surges Ahead of Rick Scott

By: Thursday August 12, 2010 7:39 pm

In a rather surprising and quick reversal of fortunes, Attorney General Bill McCollum has taken the lead in the Republican primary for governor in Florida over billionaire political novice rival Rick Scott, according to a new Mason-Dixon poll. Mason-Dixon (8/9-11) Bill McCollum 34 Rick Scott 30 This is an extremely impressive surge for McCollum. Just [...]

CA: Poll Shows People Prefer Pot to Pols

By: Wednesday July 28, 2010 7:13 pm

In addition to finding very positive numbers for Proposition 19, PPP also recently polled the Senate and Governor contests in California. In both races, the Democrat had a single-digit but statistically significant lead over the Republican challengers. All candidates had less popularity than the measure to legalize and regulate marijuana. Governor PPP (PDF) (7/23-25) Jerry [...]

GA Gov: Palin’s Pick Leads the Pack – or Does She?

By: Friday July 16, 2010 7:01 pm

In the crowded Georgia Republican gubernatorial primary this coming Tuesday, Karen Handel has the lead, according to a new InsiderAdvantage poll of likely primary voters for WSB-TV. Sarah Palin recently endorsed Handel. The poll has Nathan Deal, John Oxendine and Eric Johnson all closely competing for the important second-place finish, because the contest almost definitely [...]

GA Gov: Former Governor Barnes Likely Dem Winner, GOP Primary Headed for Runoff

By: Thursday July 15, 2010 5:25 pm

Next Tuesday is primary day in Georgia, with the big race being the open primaries in both major parties for governor. On the Democratic side, former governor Ray Barnes is in good shape with 54 percent of the vote according to a new poll of likely voters by Mason-Dixon. He has over a thirty-point lead [...]

CA Gov, Sen: Republicans Whitman, Fiorina Leading

By: Tuesday July 13, 2010 10:33 am

Both top Republican candidates in California–gubernatorial hopeful Meg Whitman and Senate nominee Carly Fiorina–are leading in their respective races, according to a new SurveyUSA poll of likely voters. SurveyUSA (7/8-11) Governor Meg Whitman 46 Jerry Brown 39 Others 7 Undecided 8 Senate Carly Fiorina 47 Barbara Boxer 45 Other 3 Undecided 5 The poll is [...]

TX Gov: Challenger Bill White Now Tied with Incumbent Perry

By: Tuesday June 22, 2010 4:18 pm

Democrat and former Houston Mayor Bill White is tied with incumbent Republican Governor Rick Perry at  43 percent apiece, according to a new PPP poll. In addition, White benefits from strong approval ratings compared to Perry. From PPP: Perry is an unusually weak incumbent, while White is an unusually strong challenger. Only 36% of voters [...]

Forty-Million-Dollar Man: Brown’s Forces Raise Conspicuous Cash for CA Gov Race

By: Thursday May 27, 2010 8:40 pm

To combat a potential multimillionaire GOP opponent, Democrat Jerry Brown’s supporters are trying to raise $40 million so he can become California’s Governor–again.

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