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New York Governor: Spitzer by 41

Spitzer (D) 62%, Faso (R) 21%

The exit of former Massachusetts Governor William Weld from the field of battle for the GOP nomination in New York doesn't seem to be helping Republican chances of holding onto the governor's mansion. The state's Democratic Attorney General, Eliot Spitzer, now enjoys a huge lead, 62% to 21%, over Republican John Faso. Faso, the former Assembly Minority Leader, is running on a campaign of fiscal conservatism. In addition to 78% of fellow Democrats, Spitzer also attracts votes from 37% of GOP voters and 64% of unaffiliated voters.

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