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09 March 2006 17:00

POLL: Rendell edging Swann in race for Pa. Governor : The Morning Call Online

March 3, 2006 HARRISBURG | -- With eight months to go before Election Day, Democratic Gov. Ed Rendell holds a slender advantage over Republican Lynn Swann, even though Pennsylvanians have some serious questions about the former football star's qualificat

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NY Poll: Clinton far ahead of N.Y. Senate challenger

Newsday Published March 8, 2006 WASHINGTON -- Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton holds a 2-to-1 lead over Republican Senate challenger John Spencer, but her inability to attract Republicans could foreshadow problems if she were to run for president, a Newsday/NY

Connecticut Senate: Lieberman by 20

February 17, 2006--Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman (D) has angered the left wing of his own party with his position on the war in Iraq. However, Connecticut voters are evenly divided on the question--39% agree with Lieberman's position on Iraq while 40%

Ohio Governor: Strickland Leads

February 19, 2006--Democratic Congressman Ted Strickland continues to lead his potential Republican opponents in the Ohio governor's race. Strickland leads Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell 47% to 35%. This is a weaker showing for the Republican than

Ohio Senate: DeWine (R) by 9

February 18, 2006--The story of Paul Hackett's withdrawal from the U.S. Senate race in Ohio was a major event in the blogosphere and among political activists. But, just 18% of Ohio voters followed the story very closely. Another 22% said they followed it

West Virginia Senate: Byrd (D) Coasting to Ninth Term

February 25, 2006--Democratic Senator Robert Byrd is coasting to a ninth term in office. So far, Byrd is wiping the floor with each candidate vying for the Republican nomination. John Raese, the GOP establishment's fifth choice to run against Byrd, trails

Maryland Senate: Cardin (D) With Double Digit Lead

February 22, 2006--Democratic Congressman Ben Cardin leads Lt. Governor Michael Steele (R) by fourteen points in the race to succeed retiring Senator Paul Sarbanes (D). The latest Rasmussen Reports election poll shows Cardin attracting 49% of the vote whi

Pennsylvania Governor: 25% Undecided

February 21, 2006--With the field reduced to two players, the latest Rasmussen Reports election poll shows Democratic Governor Ed Rendell narrowly leading Republican Lynn Swann, the former Pittsburgh Steeler, 46% to 43%. In January Swann enjoyed a two-poi

Pennsylvania Senate: Santorum Still Way Behind

February 20, 2006--Republican Senator Rick Santorum continues to trail Democratic challenger Bob Casey, Jr. The latest Rasmussen Reports election poll shows Santorum behind by 16 percentage points, 52% to 36%. That's essentially the same gap we found in l

Colorado Governor: Ritter (D) Takes Lead

February 25, 2006--Now that Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper definitely won't be seeking the Democratic nomination, momentum in Colorado's gubernatorial race has shifted to a fellow Democrat, district attorney Bill Ritter.

Illinois Governor: Blagojevich (D) Struggling But Ahead

February 25, 2006--With his administration freighted by scandal, Illinois Governor Rod R. Blagojevich (D), is a well-funded but controversial incumbent. He has yet to reach the 50% level of voter even the weakest Republican in the field. That's a sure sig

Alabama Governor: Riley (R) Holds 16-Point Lead

February 27, 2006--Alabama Governor Bob Riley (R) holds a 16-point lead over Lt. Governor Lucy Baxley (D) and has moved over the 50% mark in terms over voter support. The latest Rasmussen Reports election poll in Alabama shows Riley leading 53% to 37% (se

Oregon Governor: Democrats LeadO

February 27, 2006--Incumbent Democrat Ted Kulongoski, faced with a strong challenge for the party nomination, is viewed favorably by just 50% of likely voters, and unfavorably by 46%. His strongest opponent for the nomination, former State Treasurer Jim H

Minnesota Senate: Bell Gains Ground

February 28, 2006--Since last month, support for Democrat Ford Bell has jumped 7 points in a match-up with Republican Mark Kennedy. He now leads Kennedy 43% to 40%. In the Rasmussen Reports January poll, Kennedy led Bell 41% to 36%.

Minnesota Governor: Pawlenty (R) Trails Hatch (D)

February 28, 2006--Republican Governor Tim Pawlenty has lost ground against both of the major DFL candidates seeking his job. The DFL is Minnesota's equivalent of the Democratic Party.

Maine Governor: Incumbent Baldacci (D) 40% at Best

March 6, 2006--Democratic Governor John Baldacci continues to tread water when voters compare him to possible Republican opponents. But no Republican candidate is a political powerhouse either in this Democrat-leaning state.

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