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Nevada Governor: Sandoval (R) Pulls Further Ahead of Reid (D)

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Republican Brian Sandoval continues to far outdistance Democrat Rory Reid in the race to be Nevada’s next governor.

The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Voters shows Sandoval, a former federal judge and state attorney general, now leading Reid by 19 points with 56% of the vote. Reid, chairman of the Clark County Board of Commissioners, earns 37% support. Two percent (2%) prefer some other candidate, while four percent (4%) are undecided.(To see question wording, click here.)

The race remains Solid GOP in the Rasmussen Reports Election 2010 Gubernatorial Scorecard

Last week, Sandoval held a 55% to 40% lead.  Sandoval has consistently led Reid in surveys dating back to February, with support ranging from 45% to 58%. Reid in those same surveys has captured 31% to 40% of the vote.

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 The survey of 750 Likely Voters in Nevada was conducted on October 17, 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.

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