California: Whitman Leads Brown by 8 pts

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August 24, 2010

Election 2010: California Governor
Meg Whitman (R) 48%
Jerry Brown (D) 40%
Some Other Candidate 6%
Not Sure 6%

Rasmussen Reports

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Rasmussen: Neumann and Walker Lead Barrett in Wisconsin Governors Race

this picture was taken by me on behalf of Frie...Image via Wikipedia Survey of 750 Likely Voters in Wisconsin
August 24, 2010  

Election 2010: Wisconsin Governor
Mark Neumann (R) 48%
Tom Barrett (D) 44%
Other 3%
Not sure 4%
Election 2010: Wisconsin Governor
Scott Walker (R) 47%
Tom Barrett (D) 44%
Other 4%
Not sure 4%
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Pennsylvania: Pat Toomey & Tom Corbett Have Sizeable Leads

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Republicans Pat Toomey and Tom Corbett are running far ahead of their Democratic opponents in congressional and gubernatorial contests here, a new Franklin & Marshall College Poll shows.
It’s not difficult to understand why.
When things go wrong, the party in power — in this case the Democrats — gets kicked around. In the 16 midterm elections since World War II, the party in power has been able to pick up only twice, in terms of picking up seats in Congress. Neither of those times came when the economy was bad.

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California: Fiorina Leads Boxer by 5

Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard Carly FiorinaImage via WikipediaRepublican Carly Fiorina has built a five-point lead over incumbent Democrat Barbara Boxer in their race for the U.S. Senate in November, a poll released on Thursday shows.
Fiorina, a Republican former Hewlett-Packard CEO making her first run for political office in a state considered reliably Democratic, is beating Boxer by a margin of 47 percent to 42 percent, according to the SurveyUSA poll.
Reuters

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Kansas: Republican Huelskamp has Huge Lead Over Democrat Jilka

[In 1st congressional district] If the election for U.S. House of Representatives were today, who would you vote for? (candidate names rotated) Republican Tim Huelskamp? Democrat Alan Jilka? Or Libertarian Jack Warner?
65%     Tim Huelskamp (R)
23%     Alan Jilka (D)
7%       Jack Warner (L)
5%       Undecided
Source: Survey USA

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