212 of 512 precincts – 41 percent
Bob Turner, GOP 14,153 – 51 percent ~ David Weprin, Dem 13,367 – 48 percent
~ There is an important race today & indicator of what the dems may do next year. We can pray on Bob Turner being victorious. Won’t you join me? ~ JP
More bad news for Democrats across the country, and worse news for Congressional hopeful David Weprin: GOP candidate Bob Turner is pulling ahead in the race to fill ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner’s House seat.
One day before New York voters head to the polls in Tuesday’s special election, a new Public Policy Polling survey shows Turner leading Weprin 47% to 41%.
“If Republicans win this race on Tuesday it’s real-world evidence of how unpopular Barack Obama is right now,” said PPP President Dean Debnam. “Approval polls are one thing, but for the GOP to win in a heavily Democratic district like this would send a strong message about how unhappy voters are.”
A Siena poll released Friday also found Turner ahead by six points.
The poll from Democratic PPP found Socialist Workers hopeful Christopher Hoeppner at 4% – and 7% of voters undecided.
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