California: Kerry 51% Bush 40%
Massachusetts Senator John F. Kerry leads President George W. Bush by eleven points, 51% to 40%. That spread matches the 11 point margin of victory earned by Al Gore four years ago.
A month ago, Rasmussen Reports polling found Kerry leading in California by nine points.
This finding is consistent with other state polling data from around the nation showing that in many ways Election 2004 is beginning where Election 2000 ended--in a dead heat.
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