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Thursday, July 13, 2006

New Poll Shows Blagojevich Widening Lead, Topinka Increasingly Unpopular

A new Rasmussen poll shows Blagojevich with an 11 point lead on Topinka:

After trailing earlier in the campaign season, Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich (D) now leads Republican State Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka by 11-points in his bid for re-election. The latest Rasmussen Reports poll shows Blagojevich with 45% of the vote to 34% for Topinka.

It also shows Topinka with a 10 point favorability gap:

Governor Blagojevich is viewed favorably by 48%, unfavorably by 49%. Topinka is viewed favorably by 40%, unfavorably by 50%.

The poll was taken July 6th. The previous Rasmussen poll taken on April 18th had Topinka leading Blagojevich 44% - 38%.



Hat tip: [Capitol Fax]

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