Arkansas Governor: Beebe (D) 53%, Keet (R) 33%
Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe now holds a 20-point lead over his Republican challenger in his bid for reelection.
The latest Rasmussen Reports statewide telephone survey of Likely Voters shows Beebe picking up 53% support, while former State Senator Jim Keet earns the vote from 33%. Just two percent (2%) prefer some other candidate, but 12% are undecided at this point.
A month ago, Beebe held a 50% to 40% lead over Keet. Support for Keet matches its lowest level first reached in June.
The latest numbers shift this race from Leans Democratic to Solid Democratic in the Rasmussen Reports Gubernatorial Scorecard.
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The survey of 500 Likely Voters in Arkansas was conducted on August 18, 2010 by Rasmussen Reports. The margin of sampling error is +/- 4.5 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence. Field work for all Rasmussen Reports surveys is conducted by Pulse Opinion Research, LLC. See methodology.
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