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Minnesota Governor: Pawlenty (R) Trails Hatch (D)

Republican Governor Tim Pawlenty has lost ground against both of the major DFL candidates seeking his job. The DFL is Minnesota's equivalent of the Democratic Party.

Pawlenty currently trails Attorney General Mike Hatch by five percentage points--45% to 40%. Last month, Pawlenty led Hatch 47% to 44%. Pawlenty is also now neck-and-neck with State Senator Steve Kelley, 42% to 42%. In our January poll, Pawlenty led Kelly 46% to 37%.

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