Tuesday, September 05, 2006
In a race that was a dead heat at 43% in early August, Lt. Governor Charles Fogarty (D) has jumped in front with a five-point lead. The Democrat now leads incumbent Governor Donald Carcieri (R ) 46% to 41%. The Rhode Island Senate race is a Toss-UP.
A television ad campaign was launched by Fogarty shortly before this survey was conducted and might account for the challenger's dash in front of Carcieri. The incumbents’ campaign has yet to go up on the airwaves. It will be interesting to see whether Fogarty’s bounce proves to be short-lived or if his momentum will carry through to the next survey.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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