Polls show Deal with 9-point lead in gov. race
by The Associated Press
January 12, 2014 12:20 AM | 770 views | 2 2 comments | 7 7 recommendations | email to a friend | print
ATLANTA — A new poll finds Republican Gov. Nathan Deal with a 9-point lead over Democratic challenger Jason Carter in the race for Georgia governor.

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s poll showed that Deal has 47 percent support in a head-to-head matchup against his likely Democratic opponent, state Sen. Jason Carter, who had 38 percent.

Carter campaign spokeswoman Meg Robinson said the poll shows that a majority of voters don’t support Deal. She said the results show Deal is a weak incumbent.

The poll also showed no clear front-runner in the contest to succeed retiring U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss.

“It seems to me like pretty much anybody’s race with the favorability numbers being pretty similar,” pollster Seth Brohinksy, who conducted the survey, said of the Senate race.

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No for long
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January 12, 2014
Deal will NOT be in front for long once the 650,000 state workers he screwed on insurance get to the polls!
Kennesaw Resident
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January 13, 2014
You are right about that! I will not vote for him!
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