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Iowa Governor: Culver, Nussle in Dead Heat

Culver (D) 42%; Nussle (R) 40%

Friday, September 01, 2006

It's touch-and-go for the major-party candidates in Iowa's race for the Governor's mansion. In the latest Rasmussen Reports election poll, Democrat Chet Culver, Iowa Secretary of State, edges out Republican Congressman Jim Nussle by just two points, 42% to 40%.

Culver led by three points in July and has been narrowly in front most of the year. Still, this race is clearly in the Toss-Up category, with both candidates well short of the 50% level of support.


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