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Nebraska Governor: Heineman Still Coasting to Election

Heineman (R) 71% Hahn (D) 18%

Thursday, August 17, 2006

No doubt more than one struggling GOP incumbent has cast a wistful glance or two at the gubernatorial contest in Nebraska. Republican Governor Dave Heineman enjoys a conspicuous lead over Democrat David Hahn of 71% to 18%.

The state’s Senate race is only marginally more competitive.

The incumbent's advantage has actually jumped several percentage points since our July poll of the race. Even a majority of Democrats, 54%, support him.


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