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Minnesota Governor: Pawlenty in Pitched Battle

Pawlenty (R) 42%, Hatch (D) 47%

Friday, June 30, 2006

Republican Governor Tim Pawlenty continues to trail DFL Attorney General Mike Hatch. The latest Rasmussen Reports election poll of the gubernatorial contest shows the governor trailing 42% to 47%.

Incumbents are regarded as vulnerable if they don't reach at least a 50% level of support; worse, obviously, is to consistently trail the challenger, as Governor Pawlenty has been doing for most of the year.


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