Monday, August 28, 2006

Massachusetts Race A Dead Heat

The Democratic primary for Governor of Massachusetts appears to be a dead heat just 3 weeks from the primary election according to a Boston Globe poll (

The poll, released on August 23, shows Deval Patrick leading the three man primary by 4 points among registered Democrats most likely to vote. Among Dems and independents Patrick lead is only 1 point over businessman Chris Gabrieli and 3 points over Attorney General Tom Reilly.

Patrick, a former US Assistant Attorney General, has led the race for most of the spring and summer has the lowest unfavorable rating of the three and enjoys a favorable ranking of 51%.

The primary is September 19th.


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