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Colorado Governor: Ritter Now With 9-point Lead

Ritter (D) 48%; Beauprez (R) 39%

Monday, August 14, 2006

Denver District Attorney Bill Ritter (D) has bolstered his advantage over Republican Representative Bob Beauprez, now leading him 48% to 39%. Though often neck-and-neck earlier in the year, by May Ritter has enjoyed a modest lead in each of our recent polls. In both June and July, the Democrat held a five-point lead in our polling.

Ritter continues to be better liked than his opponent, with 58% viewing the Democrat favorably, and 48% viewing Beauprez favorably.

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