Friday, August 20, 2010
Republican Matt Mead receives a bounce in support following a tight primary victory Tuesday in the race to be Wyoming’s next governor.
The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in Wyoming finds Mead picking up 58% support, while Democratic nominee Leslie Petersen gets 24% of the vote. Six percent (6%) prefer a different candidate, while 11% are undecided.
Mead’s support jumps nine points from June, when he led Petersen 49% to 22%.
Still, on the basis of these findings, Wyoming is rated Solid GOP in the Rasmussen Reports Election 2010 Gubernatorial Scorecard.
The survey of 500 Likely Voters in Wyoming was conducted on August 18, 2010 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/-4.5 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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