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September 25, 2006

WI Governor & Senate: Doyle (D) 47% Green (R) 44% for Governor

Republican Congressman Mark Green has closed to within three points of incumbent Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle. The latest Rasmussen Reports election survey shows Doyle leading Green 47% to 44%.

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September 25, 2006

Senate Balance of Power - September 25, 2006

The battle for control of the U.S. Senate remains very close. Rasmussen Reports now rates 49 seats as Republican or Leans Republican while 48 seats are rated as Democrat or Leans Democrat.

September 23, 2006

ME Governor: Baldacci (D) by 5

Incumbent Democratic Governor John Baldacci has eked out a five-point advantage over Republican challenger Chandler Woodcock in the latest Rasmussen Reports election poll of Maine's gubernatorial race.

September 22, 2006

PA Senate: Santorum Lags by 10

In August, the Rasmussen Reports election poll showed Democratic candidate Bob Casey, Jr. leading Republican Senator Rick Santorum by just 48% to 40%. It was the closest the candidates had been all year and many wondered if it marked the beginning of a surge that would enable Santorum to draw even closer.

September 22, 2006

PA Governor: Rendell by 20

Democratic Governor Ed Rendell has added a couple points to his double-digit lead over former Pittsburgh Steeler Lynn Swann in his bid for reelection. The latest Rasmussen Reports election survey shows him leading the Republican 56% to 36%.

September 22, 2006

NV Senate and Governor: Ensign Reaches 50%; Gibbons Leading by 14

Republican Senator John Ensign now leads Democrat Jack Carter 50% to 41% in Nevada's competitive race for U.S. Senate. In the Governor's race, Republican Jim Gibbons now leads Democrat Dina Titus 49% to 35%.

September 21, 2006

Hillary Meter: Fewer See Clinton as Candidate in 2008

Just 23% of Americans now believe that Senator Hillary Clinton is "very likely" to be the Democratic Presidential nominee in 2008, a decline of ten percentage points over the past year and a half.

September 20, 2006

OH Governor: Strickland by 19

He began the year with a mere four-point advantage. By late August, though, Democrat Ted Strickland had carved out a twenty-five point lead over Republican Ken Blackwell. Strickland's current lead of 54% to 35% is a bit slimmer, but still very solid.

September 20, 2006

Just After 9/11 Anniversary, Most Still Say We're Winning War on Terror

Forty-one percent (41%) say the U.S. and its allies are winning the war on terror, unchanged from our poll conducted just days before the fifth 9/11 anniversary commemorations and the President's national address.

September 20, 2006

Managers Rate Themselves Highly; Workers Not So Sure

Nearly all managers (92%) consider themselves to be an excellent or good boss. However, the latest Hudson survey found that employees do not necessarily agree.

September 20, 2006

Georgia Judge Says No to Photo ID for Voting

A Georgia state judge ruled that a new state law requiring voters to show photo ID is a violation of the state constitution. State officials have vowed to appeal the decision and will do so with the strong support of voters throughout Georgia.

September 20, 2006

RI Governor: Carcieri Now Ahead by 2

The Republican incumbent and his Democratic challenger have flipped positions in Rhode Island's close race for Governor.

September 19, 2006

MD Senate: Cardin by 7

Having emerged successfully from the September 12 Democratic primary, Ben Cardin now leads Lt. Gov. Michael Steele 50% to 43% in the race for Maryland’s Senate seat.

September 19, 2006

MD Governor: O’Malley Maintains 7-Point Edge

Baltimore Mayor Martin O’Malley maintains his seven-point advantage over Gov. Bob Ehrlich, according to the latest Rasmussen Reports election survey. O’Malley is leading incumbent Ehrlich 49% to 42%.

September 19, 2006

CT Senate: Lieberman (I) 45% Lamont (D) 43%

In one of the country's most closely watched races, incumbent Senator Joseph Lieberman (I) continues to sustain a bare lead, now 45% to 43%, over Democrat Ned Lamont.

September 18, 2006

RI Senate: Chafee Trailing By 8

This is the fourth Rasmussen Reports election poll in row showing former Attorney General Sheldon Whitehouse with the lead—and the lead is growing.

September 18, 2006

MT Senate: Tester By Nine

The latest Rasmussen Reports election survey in Montana shows Democrat Jon Tester leading incumbent Republican Sen. Conrad Burns 52% to 43%. The candidates were tied at 47% in August’s survey.

September 18, 2006

CT Governor: Rell Continues Romp to Reelection

As political observers dissect every jolt and twitch of Connecticut's competitive U.S. Senate race, Republican Governor Jodi Rell continues to enjoy an enviable lead in the state's relatively uneventful and unremarked gubernatorial contest.

September 18, 2006

NM Governor and Senate: Incumbents in Control

New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson is poised to cruise to a second term according to the most recent survey. Switching to the Senate, incumbent Sen. Jeff Bingaman (D) is maintaining a comfortable lead over Republican challenger Allen McCulloch, 56% to 32%.

September 18, 2006

OH Senate: Brown (D) 47% DeWine (R) 41%

In Ohio's edge-of-seat Senate race, Democratic challenger Sherrod Brown now claims a six-point lead of 47% to 41% over Republican Senator Mike DeWine.