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About the “Tightening” Guv Primary

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

The big political news today in California was Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner’s teleconference — the one where he unveiled an internal campaign poll claiming he’s now within 10 points of rival Meg Whitman in the GOP gubernatorial primary.

That’s 10 points, with still a month to go (Poizner’s pollsters — the same ones who did Scott Brown’s upset win in Massachusetts – had the race at 59-11 in February; today’s numbers were 38-28).

So, is this to believed?

I’m not sure if I entirely buy off on the poll — not until I see a similar set of numbers.

But I do buy into the concept of a tighter primary.

Continue reading Bill Whalen at his blog Politi-Cal…