Tags: special election
By Carole on Oct 3, 2011
According to a new survey by the Democratic-affiliated Public Policy Polling, tomorrow's gubernatorial special election in West Virginia is too close to call. Democrat and Acting Governor Earl Ray Tomblin currently leads Republican Businessman Bill Maloney by just one point (47% - 46%), down from a 6 point lead a month ago and a whopping 33 point lead early in the year.
By Carole on Sep 12, 2011
Just one day before the special election to replace disgraced Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-New York), Republican Bob Turner is "poised to pull a huge upset in the race" according to Public Policy Polling, a Democratic Party-affiliated firm. The latest PPP survey shows Mr. Turner leading Democrat David Weprin by six points (47- 41), the same margin shown in last week's independent Siena Research Institute's poll.
By Carole on Sep 9, 2011
With just days to go before the special election to replace disgraced Congressman Anthony Weiner in the heavily Democratic ninth congressional district, Republican Bob Turner has surged to a 6 point lead over Democrat David Weprin in the latest independent poll. The new poll conducted by the Siena Research Institute shows retired businessman Turner with a 90-6 percent lead among Republicans and an astounding 65-27 percent lead among Independents. State Assemblyman David Weprin has managed only a 63-32 percent lead among his fellow Democrats.
By Carole on Sep 7, 2011
Several weeks ago extremely influential New York State lawmaker Dov Hikind, who serves with fellow Democrat David Weprin in the State Assembly, announced that he would not endorse Mr. Weprin in his race to replace disgraced Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-New York). Now with just days to go before the September 13 special election, Mr. Hikind has announced that he will endorse Mr. Weprin's opponent, Republican Bob Turner, to represent the overwhelmingly Democratic district.
By Carole on Sep 6, 2011
A new poll released today shows Republican Bob Turner with a 4 point lead over Democrat David Weprin in their race to replace disgraced Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-New York). In addition to the surprising lead in a district in which Democrats out number Republicans by a margin of 3 to 1, the poll also found that Mr. Turner wins the favorability contest with 37% of respondents viewing him favorably compared to just 29.8% for Mr. Weprin.