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I’m Still Awaiting the Daily Planet‘s Poll in the Perry-White Race

From the Fort Worth Star-Telegram:

The first poll of the November general-election race between Rick Perry and Bill White shows the Republican governor with a 6-point lead over his Democratic challenger, supporting predictions that the Texas gubernatorial battle will be one of the most competitive in years. Perry led White 49 to 43 percent in the latest Rasmussen Reports survey of likely Texas voters. Three percent of respondents prefer some other candidate, and 6 percent are undecided.

Perry won his last two gubernatorial races by 10 percentage points and 18 percentage points, and before him, George W. Bush won by 7 percentage points and 37 percentage points, so “the most competitive gubernatorial battle in years” isn’t exactly the highest bar to clear.

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