Monday, August 07, 2006

Johnson Tops 50% on Eve of Run-Off

In a poll released less than 24 hours before the run-off for the Democratic nomination for the US House of Representatives in Georgia's fourth congressional district, upstart challenger Hank Johnson has a 13 point lead over embattled incumbent Cynthia McKinney The race is's "Key Black Race of the Moment."

While Ms. McKinney gained six points since the last poll, the Insider/Advantage Majority Poll released today has Former DeKalb County Commissioner Johnson (listen to his interview on Ascent Perspectives past the magical 50% mark. That is up only one point since their July 31 survey, but Mr. Johnson maintains the double digit lead that he has enjoyed since the beginning of the run-off campaign.

Commissioner Johnson forced the run-off by finishing second to Congresswoman McKinney in the July 18 primary election (click here for primary results

The winner takes on GOP nominee Catherine Davis in November.

Listen to Peter Groff and Charles Ellison's take on the McKinney/Johnson race on Ascent Chamber


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