Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear has extended his lead to 31 points over
Republican Senate President David Williams, with just five weeks left
before the Nov. 8 election, according to the latest
Courier-Journal/WHAS11 Bluegrass Poll.
poll, conducted by SurveyUSA, found that Beshear leads Williams 57
percent to 26 percent among likely Kentucky voters. The third candidate
in the governor’s race, independent Gatewood Galbraith, had 8 percent,
and 9 percent were undecided.
The poll questioned 569 likely voters Sept. 22-27 and has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.2 percentage points.