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Tennessee Senate: Corker (R) Strongest Against Ford (D)

Bob Corker (R) 49%, Harold Ford (D) 37%

With Tennessee's primary election coming up August 3, our new poll of the Senate race shows Republican Bob Corker drawing the strongest support when matched against Democrat Harold Ford. But all three GOP hopefuls pursuing the seat being vacated by Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist manage to edge out Ford by at least a few points.In the Rasmussen Reports survey of 500 likely voters, conducted July 16, Corker leads Ford 49% to 37%. Representative Van Hilleary leads Ford 44% to 40%, and Representative Ed Bryant leads the Democrat 44% to 41%.

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