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Tennessee Senate: Ford by 5 as Corker Falters

Ford (D) 48% Corker (R) 43%

Monday, October 02, 2006

Representative Harold Ford (D) has taken a 48% to 43% lead over Mayor Bob Corker (R) in Tennessee's increasingly competitive race for U.S. Senate. Ford has an edge with unaffiliated voters and leads by a whopping 70% to 23% among moderates.

Ford has gained ground fast in recent weeks. A Rasmussen Reports poll conducted September 5 showed him trailing by a single point, 44% to 45%, after lagging by six points in August, twelve in July.

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