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Rhode Island Governor: Carcieri and Fogarty Dead Even

Carcieri (R) 43%, Fogarty (D) 43%

Wednesday, August 09, 2006

The Republican incumbents are still swimming upstream in the ocean state, though the Rasmussen Reports election poll shows Governor Donald Carcieri at least staying even with his Democratic challenger. (Not as much can be said for the incumbent Senator.)

Governor Carcieri and Democratic challenger Charles Fogarty, the Lieutenant Governor, each attract 43% from likely voters who consider them in a face-off (see crosstabs). Twelve percent (12%) are undecided. Last month Fogarty held just a one-point lead.


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