Wednesday, October 27, 2010
With one week to go, Republican Brian Sandoval leads Democrat Rory Reid by more than 20 points in Nevada's governor race.
The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Nevada shows Sandoval, a former federal judge, with a 58% to 35% lead over Reid, chairman of the Clark County Board of Commissioners and son of embattled Senator Harry Reid. Five percent (5%) prefer another candidate in the race, and two percent (2%) are undecided. (To see question wording, click here.)
The race, as it has for months, remains Solid Republican in the Rasmussen Reports Election 2010 Gubernatorial Scorecard.
A little over a week ago, Sandoval posted a 56% to 37% lead. Reid has never been close in this race, trailing Sandoval by double digit margins in surveys since February.
The survey of 750 Likely Voters in Nevada was conducted on October 25, 2010 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.Rasmussen subscribers can log in to read the rest of this article.
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