Politics & Policy

Last Pre-Election PPP Poll Shows Angle Up 47-46

Public Policy Polling shows Sharron Angle beating Harry Reid in the U.S. Senate race, 47-46 percent. The survey says Reid has a 50 to 46 percent lead after early voting but shows that those voting tomorrow intend to support Angle by a 48 to 40 percent margin.

Yesterday, prognosticating Nevada political columnist Jon Ralston caused a national stir when he predicted Reid would squeak it out. He could be right. Or not. As every survey shows, the race is too close to call with certainty. Even the most educated speculation has to be done out on the proverbial limb.


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