The problem with this cycle is that early in the year, you pick an upset special that almost no else has noticed or is paying attention to, and then by the time Labor Day rolls around, nobody’s surprised to see the challenger ahead.
|CHOICE FOR CONGRESS||GOP||D||Independents|
|(D) Phil Hare||38.41%||9.60%||73.09%||22.63%|
|(R) Bobby Schilling||41.15%||79.66%||8.75%||44.41%|
|(G) Roger Davis||3.85%||1.13%||2.84%||7.82%|